Increase in size.

Primary Base pand*

Child Elements  

ky* rel act m itg Expansion without increase in mass.
pand* incr act m itg Expansion, stretching, spreading.
repand* incr act m itg Expansion back after having contracted.
tew+ pos rel Swollen, enlarged.
trapand* incr act m itg Expansion of something (d obj) across something (ind obj).


Name/Link ΒΆ Type Source/Type Consumption Date


* Augmentation Expansion by adding external material.
tend* Extension Expansion into a greater volume.
blos* Growth Expansion by natural development.
belq* Inflation Expansion by internal processes or injection.
varik* Varix Permanent abnormal expansion.



Opposite of Contraction.

Dilation, expansibleness; increase -of size; enlargement, extension, augmentation; amplification, ampliation; aggrandizement, spread, increment, growth, development, pullulation [rare], swell, dilatation, rarefaction; turgescence or turgescency, turgidness, turgidity; dispansion [obs.]; obesity (size) [See Size]; hydrocephalus, hydrophthalmus; dropsy, tumefaction, intumescence, swelling, tumor, diastole, distension; puffing, puffiness; inflation; pandiculation.

Size Correlation

Negative Positive
Base xx* Littleness (abe) xx* Bigness (ess)
Change wan* Contraction (decr) pand* Expansion (incr)