Pronunciation: (u-gran'dīz, ag'run-dīz"), [key]
—v.t., -dized, -diz•ing.
1. to widen in scope; increase in size or intensity; enlarge; extend.
2. to make great or greater in power, wealth, rank, or honor.
3. to make (something) appear greater. Also, esp. Brit.,ag•gran'dise.
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