enlarge upon a point

enlarge upon a point
explain a point in greater detail

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • enlarge — verb a) To make larger. I shall enlarge upon the Point. b) To speak at length upon or on (some subject) Like a Lionesse lately enlarged. See Also: magnify, supersize …   Wiktionary

  • enlarge — verb (enlarged; enlarging) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French enlarger, enlargir, from en + large broad, large Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make larger ; extend < enlarged the family fortune with new investments > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enlarge — enlargeable, adj. enlargedly /en lahr jid lee, lahrjd /, adv. enlargedness, n. enlargingly, adv. /en lahrj /, v., enlarged, enlarging. v.t. 1. to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to: They enlarged the house by adding an… …   Universalium

  • enlarge — en•large [[t]ɛnˈlɑrdʒ[/t]] v. larged, larg•ing 1) to make larger; increase in extent, bulk, or quantity; add to: to enlarge a house[/ex] 2) to increase the capacity or scope of; expand 3) pht to make (a photographic print) larger than the… …   From formal English to slang

  • enlarge — 01. The city is considering draining a small lake in order to [enlarge] the city dump. 02. We re hoping to build an extension to the house in order to [enlarge] our kitchen and living room areas. 03. The doctor noted that the glands in his neck… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • enlarge on/upon — speak or write about (something) in greater detail I would like to enlarge on this theme * * * enlarge on/upon [phrasal verb] enlarge on/upon (something) formal : to give more information about (something) Would you kindly enlarge [=elaborate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baptism — • One of the Seven Sacraments of the Christian Church; frequently called the first sacrament , the door of the sacraments , and the door of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baptism     Baptism …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Augustine of Hippo —     Life of St. Augustine of Hippo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Life of St. Augustine of Hippo     (See also WORKS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE and TEACHING OF SAINT AUGUSTINE.)     The great St. Augustine s life is unfolded to us in documents of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • go into — Synonyms and related words: accept, admit, affiliate, affiliate with, air, amplify, analyze, assemble, associate, assume, attack, attempt, barge in, be admitted, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand, break in, breeze in, buckle to,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …   Universalium

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