Thesaurus > Related Words: distend

  Words related to distend

Related / Similar Words: dilate

 

Definition:
  • swell from or as if from internal pressure; "The distended bellies of the starving cows";
  • cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal''s body";
  • become wider; "His pupils were dilated";

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    Derivational Morphology: dilatation, distension, distention, dilator, dilater, dilation

     

    Anagrams: dissent, dentist, destine

     

     
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