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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb aggrandise:

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Synonyms of the verb aggrandise

Equivalent words for the verb aggrandise, that have fewer characters:

  1. dramatise (9 letter word for aggrandise)
    • inflections: dramatised, dramatising, dramatises
    • related terms: overdramatise, dramatic, dramatics, dramatism, dramatist, dramatize, dramatisation, dramatization
  2. dramatize (9 letter word for aggrandise)
  3. embellish (9 letter word for aggrandise)
    • inflections: embellished, embellishing, embellishes
    • related terms: disembellish, overembellish, overembellishment, reembellish, re-embellish, embellishment, embellisher
  4. embroider (9 letter word for aggrandise)
    • inflections: embroidered, embroidering, embroiders
    • related terms: overembroider, reembroider, embroidery
  5. lard (4 letter word for aggrandise)
    • inflections: larded, larding, lards
    • related terms: collard, inlard, interlard, interlardment, interlardation, mallard, mallardite, overlard, lardite, Lardless, lardlike, lardy, larder
  6. pad (3 letter word, the shortest synonym for aggrandise)
    • inflections: padded, padding, pads
    • related terms: forepad, repad, Padless, padlike

Equivalent words for the verb aggrandise, that have the same number of characters:

  1. aggrandize (10 letter word for aggrandise)
    • inflections: aggrandized, aggrandizing, aggrandizes
    • related terms: aggrandise, Aggrandization

Equivalent phrase for the verb aggrandise:

  1. blow up (7 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal synonym for aggrandise)

Hypernyms of the verb aggrandise

More generic words for the verb aggrandise, that have fewer characters:

  1. amplify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: amplified, amplifying, amplifies
    • related terms: Overamplify, Reamplify, amplifiable, amplifier
  2. compound (8 letter word)
    • inflections: compounded, compounding, compounds
    • related terms: decompound, decompoundable, decompoundly, uncompound, uncompoundable, overcompound, percompound, precompound, precompoundly, recompound, compoundness, compoundable, compounder
  3. deepen (6 letter word)
    • inflections: deepened, deepening, deepens
    • related terms: overdeepen, deepener
  4. do (2 letter word, the shortest hypernym for aggrandise)
    • inflections: did, done, doing, does
  5. draw (4 letter word)
    • inflections: drew, drawn, drawing, draws
    • related terms: undraw, undrawable, Counterdraw, counter-draw, misdraw, outdraw, overdraw, overdrawer, predraw, predrawer, redraw, redrawer, underdraw, updraw, withdraw, withdrawal, withdrawment, withdrawable, withdrawer, drawee, drawish, drawling, drawable, drawer, drawly
  6. enlarge (7 letter word)
    • inflections: enlarged, enlarging, enlarges
    • related terms: preenlarge, pre-enlarge, reenlarge, re-enlarge, Enlargen, enlarger
  7. heighten (8 letter word)
    • inflections: heightened, heightening, heightens
    • related terms: overheighten, reheighten, heightener
  8. increase (8 letter word)
    • inflections: increased, increasing, increases
    • related terms: disincrease, preincrease, reincrease, increasable, increaser
  9. intensify (9 letter word)
    • inflections: intensified, intensifying, intensifies
    • related terms: disintensify, overintensify, Reintensify, intensifier
  10. magnify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: magnified, magnifying, magnifies
    • related terms: demagnify, unmagnify, overmagnify, remagnify, magnifiable, magnifier
  11. make (4 letter word)
    • inflections: made, making, makes
    • related terms: unmake, unmakable, unmaker, transmake, comake, comaker, mismake, Overmake, premake, premaker, remake, remaker, makedom, makeless, makeable, maker
  12. misinform (9 letter word)
    • inflections: misinformed, misinforming, misinforms
    • related terms: misinformer, misinformant, misinformation, misinformative
  13. mislead (7 letter word)
    • inflections: misled, misleading, misleads
    • related terms: misleadable, misleader
  14. overdraw (8 letter word)
    • inflections: overdrew, overdrawn, overdrawing
    • related term: overdrawer
  15. overstate (9 letter word)
  16. withdraw (8 letter word)
    • inflections: withdrew, withdrawn, withdrawing, withdraws
    • related terms: rewithdraw, rewithdrawal, withdrawal, withdrawment, withdrawable, withdrawer

More generic words for the verb aggrandise, that have the same number of characters:

  1. exaggerate (10 letter word)
    • inflections: exaggerated, exaggerating, exaggerates
    • related terms: overexaggerate, Underexaggerate, exaggeration, exaggerative

More generic words for the verb aggrandise, that have more characters:

  1. hyperbolise (11 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for aggrandise)
    • inflections: hyperbolised, hyperbolising, hyperbolises
    • related terms: hyperbolic, hyperbolism, hyperbolist, hyperboloid, hyperbolize
  2. hyperbolize (11 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for aggrandise)
    • inflections: hyperbolized, hyperbolizing, hyperbolizes
    • related terms: outhyperbolize, hyperbolic, hyperbolism, hyperbolist, hyperboloid, hyperbolise

More generic phrases for the verb aggrandise:

  1. draw off (8 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for aggrandise)
  2. take out (8 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for aggrandise)

Hyponyms of the verb aggrandise

More specific words for the verb aggrandise:

  1. canonise (8 letter word)
    • inflections: canonised, canonising, canonises
    • related terms: uncanonise, uncanonic, uncanonize, uncanonisation, uncanonization, canoness, canonic, canonics, canonist, canonlike, canonship, canonize, canonisation, canonization
  2. canonize (8 letter word)
    • inflections: canonized, canonizing, canonizes
    • related terms: decanonize, decanonization, uncanonize, uncanonic, uncanonise, uncanonisation, uncanonization, discanonize, discanonization, miscanonize, canoness, canonic, canonics, canonist, canonlike, canonship, canonise, canonisation, canonization
  3. ensky (5 letter word)
    • inflections: enskied, enskying, enskies
  4. glorify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: glorified, glorifying, glorifies
    • related terms: unglorify, coglorify, disglorify, reglorify, glorifiable, glorifier
  5. hymn (4 letter word, the shortest hyponym for aggrandise)
    • inflections: hymned, hymning, hymns
    • related terms: outhymn, hymnal, hymnic, hymnist, hymnless, hymnlike, hymner, hymnwise

More specific phrase for the verb aggrandise:

  1. crack up (8 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal hyponym for aggrandise)

Related word for the term aggrandise:

  1. Aggrandization (14 letter word)
    • related terms: aggrandise, aggrandize

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