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ENHANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enhance mean? 

ENHANCE (verb)
  The verb ENHANCE has 2 senses:

1. increase
2. make better or more attractive

  Familiarity information: ENHANCE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENHANCE (verb)


Sense 1enhance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Increase

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

enhance; heighten; raise

Context examples:

This will enhance your enjoyment / heighten the tension

Hypernyms (to "enhance" is one way to...):

compound; deepen; heighten; intensify (make more intense, stronger, or more marked)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enhance"):

potentiate (increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2enhance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make better or more attractive

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat

Hypernyms (to "enhance" is one way to...):

ameliorate; amend; better; improve; meliorate (to make better)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enhance"):

follow up (increase the effectiveness or success of by further action)

retouch; touch up (alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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