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Sentence count:241+18 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-16Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: broadenenlargeextendgrowincreasemagnifyspreadswellunfoldAntonym: contractshrinkSimilar words: expansiontaxpayerpanpantcompanypanicpanelaccompanyMeaning: [ɪk'spænd]  v. 1. extend in one or more directions 2. become larger in size or volume or quantity 3. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity 4. grow stronger 5. exaggerate or make bigger 6. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing 7. expand the influence of. 
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1) His success emboldened him to expand his business.
2) There are no plans to expand the local airport.
3) I think we need to expand.
4) Plans to expand the company have been constantly thwarted.
5) They hope to expand their company.
6) He did not expand greatly on his statement.
7) Metals expand when they are heated.
8) The attempt to expand the business was a catastrophe for the firm.
9) Plans to expand the company have had to be quietly shelved.
10) The president used today's speech to expand on remarks he made last month.
11) In breathing the chest muscles expand the rib cage and allow air to be sucked into the lungs.
12) We must build on our reputation to expand the business.
13) I don't think we should expand our business in the current economic climate.
14) We have plans to expand into the U.S. market.
15) The flattery made her expand.
16) The company is trying to expand its customer base.
17) We have to expand the size of the image.
18) He continued to expand his kingdom by conquest.
19) Substances have no tendency to expand unless heated.
20) The merchant wants to expand his business.
21) The school has been refused permission to expand.
22) We've been given the nod to expand the business.
23) The chairman expressed his desire to expand the company.
24) The group has made strides to expand internationally.
25) The company are hoping to expand their operations abroad.
26) Most metals expand with heat.
27) We want to expand the business,[http://sentencedict.com/expand.html] not shrink it.
28) Could you expand on that point, please?
29) The country was trying to expand territorially.
30) What annoys me about these girls is their complacency - they seem to have no desire to expand their horizons.
More similar words: expansiontaxpayerpanpantcompanypanicpanelaccompanyHispanicSpanishcompanionexpertparticipantkeep an eye onexpectexportexposeexplainexpenseexplodeexploitexplorekeep company withexpertiseexposureexplicitexpectedexperimentexplosionexperience
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