expand - translate into Spanish with the English-Spanish dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “expand”

See all translations

expand

verb /ikˈspand/
to make or grow larger; to spread out wider
ampliar, aumentar, dilatar, crecer
Metals expand when heated He does exercises to expand his chest The school’s activities have been expanded to include climbing and mountaineering.
expanse /-s/ noun a wide area or extent
extensión
an expanse of water.
expansion /-ʃən/ noun the act or state of expanding
dilatación, expansión
the expansion of metals.
expansive /ikˈspænsiv/ adjective covering a large area
amplio
an expansive beach/view.
including a lot of information
expansivo
an expansive style of writing.
friendly and willing to talk a lot
comunicativo, efusivo
She was in an expansive mood.
expansively adverb
extensamente
expansiveness noun
carácter sociable
(Definition of expand from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “expand” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More