Translation of enlarge in Spanish:


agrandar, v.

Pronunciation /ɛnˈlɑːdʒ//ɪnˈlɑrdʒ//ɪnˈlɑːdʒ//ɛnˈlɑrdʒ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (make bigger)
    (area/hole) agrandar
    (gland/pore/heart) dilatar
    • Photo-finishing services can easily make copies while enlarging the print if desired and repairing any damage that has been done to the old photo.
    • It enlarges and focuses the image onto your wall.
    • He first invents paintings and then photographs them, enlarging the images so that they take on a soft focus that seems to undermine the accuracy and truth of photography.
    • When the heart is forced to work extra hard for an extended period of time, it tends to enlarge.
    • As smaller countries, their voting rights should be reduced in the new EU, which enlarges from 15 to 25 members next year.
    • Each winning photograph has also been enlarged and framed as a memento of the event.
    • She enlarges this image as a laser print and then, following the photograph's main outlines, overpaints large sections of it with flat expanses of acrylic in muted tones.
    • You can print it as-is, taking up less than the full page, or enlarge it to fill the page as much as possible.
    • Up until this point I have been using Kodak film and having my negatives printed off and enlarging and framing them.
    • Through 200 years they built and enlarged the great mosque in the center of the city.
    • Also, we have been increasing the number of recruiters, enlarging bonuses and developing other initiatives to further encourage volunteers.
    • The intention was to convert the ground floor of a house into a farm shop, replace and enlarge the garden centre and coffee shop and landscape an overflow car park.
    • If it persists or enlarges during the follow up period, it can be removed surgically.
    • Family members continued to build up and enlarge the house over a period of 150 years.
    • We must also refine and enlarge our understanding of what constitutes human progress.
    • He invested in a digital video camera with an eye to making video, but found himself fascinated by enlarging still images on multiple pieces of paper on his inkjet printer.
    • She complained that the lesion had appeared recently and was enlarging.
    • I decided to enlarge the photo to include a white field below the original image.
    • The owners have had the property enlarged and carried out extensive modernisation.
    • Mr Bullimore said the farmer had a pond on his land enlarged and fenced off a 50m by 25m enclosure.
    • He in turn captured them perfectly with his camera, and enlarging them added to their splendour.
    • The liver and spleen may enlarge, so that they can be felt on either side, just below the ribs.
    • Boys become fitter and stronger, the shoulders enlarge and the legs lengthen.
    • The tragedy enlarges through the day as war rages on in distant Iraq.
    • The resulting digital image has been enlarged and printed onto arches paper.
    • The camera obscura was widely used in the 18th and 19th centuries for copying pictures and prints, and for reducing or enlarging their sizes in the process.
    • By clicking on each image, the physician can further enlarge the photograph to full screen size.
    • She was on her way back from the forensics lab where she used their dark room to enlarge the photo of their suspect.
    • He expands his fortune and enlarges his house.
    • The photographs were then enlarged and the diameters were determined by scale measurements from the size marker.
    • Photographs can be enlarged, so that even the impressions of the writings on stones could be clearly seen.
    • The pictures are ‘ideal for enlarging and for use at political rallies and demonstrations’!
    • We always seemed to have builders around us, extending and enlarging what was quickly becoming too small a premises for the rapidly expanding wholesale business.
    • In other words council will continue and seek to enlarge its land development activities.
    • With the spread of the internet and the computer, people can make something, print it out and enlarge it.
    • The main points in the strategy are to preserve the company's line of business and to secure funds for enlarging and upgrading its fleet.
    • She often enlarges aerial views and other scenes to a size at which the viewer feels unbalanced due to the lack of recognizable perspective.
    • The first will be opened later this month and the developer plans to enlarge the marinas so they may hold over 30 boats in the future.
    • So if you want to print your own photos and enlarge some of them, you will want to have a high resolution camera and shoot at the highest resolution possible.
  • 2

    (office/room) ampliar
  • 3

    (membership) aumentar
    the enlarged edition la edición aumentada / ampliada
  • 4

    (photograph/print) ampliar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (become larger)
    (cell) agrandarse
    (cell) aumentar de tamaño
    (pore/vein) dilatarse
  • 2formal

    (add detail)
    to enlarge on / upon sth extenderse sobre algo
    • he had no time to enlarge upon the subject no tuvo tiempo para extenderse sobre el tema / para ampliar la información