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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enlarged mean? 

ENLARGED (adjective)
  The adjective ENLARGED has 5 senses:

1. expanded in scope
2. (of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
3. as of a photograph; made larger
4. larger than normal
5. enlarged to an abnormal degree

  Familiarity information: ENLARGED used as an adjective is common.

 Dictionary entry details 

ENLARGED (adjective)

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Expanded in scope

Context example:

the enlarged authority of the committee


expanded (increased in extent or size or bulk or scope)

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(of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells


hypertrophied; enlarged

Context example:

hypertrophied myocardial fibers

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As of a photograph; made larger


blown-up; enlarged

Context example:

the enlarged photograph revealed many details


big; large (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent)

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Larger than normal

Context example:

enlarged joints


unhealthy (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind)

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Enlarged to an abnormal degree


magnified; exaggerated; enlarged

Context example:

thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes


increased (made greater in size or amount or degree)

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