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Synonyms of the verb aggrandize

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

  1. dramatise (9 letter word for aggrandize)
    • inflections: dramatised, dramatising, dramatises
    • related terms: overdramatise, dramatic, dramatics, dramatism, dramatist, dramatize, dramatisation, dramatization
  2. dramatize (9 letter word for aggrandize)
  3. embellish (9 letter word for aggrandize)
    • inflections: embellished, embellishing, embellishes
    • related terms: disembellish, overembellish, overembellishment, reembellish, re-embellish, embellishment, embellisher
  4. embroider (9 letter word for aggrandize)
    • inflections: embroidered, embroidering, embroiders
    • related terms: overembroider, reembroider, embroidery
  5. lard (4 letter word for aggrandize)
    • 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 aggrandize)
    • inflections: padded, padding, pads
    • related terms: forepad, repad, Padless, padlike

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

  1. aggrandise (10 letter word for aggrandize)
    • inflections: aggrandised, aggrandising, aggrandises
    • related terms: aggrandize, Aggrandization

Equivalent phrase for the verb aggrandize:

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

Hypernyms of the verb aggrandize

More generic words for the verb aggrandize, 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 aggrandize)
    • 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 aggrandize, 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 aggrandize, that have more characters:

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

More generic phrases for the verb aggrandize:

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

Hyponyms of the verb aggrandize

More specific words for the verb aggrandize:

  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 aggrandize)
    • inflections: hymned, hymning, hymns
    • related terms: outhymn, hymnal, hymnic, hymnist, hymnless, hymnlike, hymner, hymnwise

More specific phrase for the verb aggrandize:

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

Related words for the term aggrandize, that have fewer characters:

  1. advance (7 letter word)
    • inflections: advanced, advancing, advances
    • related terms: counteradvance, counteradvise, disadvance, disadvise, overadvance, preadvance, readvance, advancer, advancive
  2. apotheose (9 letter word)
    • inflections: apotheoses
    • related terms: apotheosise, apotheosize
  3. augment (7 letter word)
    • inflections: augmented, augmenting, augments
    • related terms: coaugment, disaugment, Augmentless, augmentable, augmenter, augmentor, augmentation, augmentive, augmentative
  4. ballyhoo (8 letter word)
    • inflections: ballyhooed, ballyhooing, ballyhoos
    • related term: ballyhooer
  5. beatify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: beatified, beatifying, beatifies
  6. bloat (5 letter word)
    • inflections: bloated, bloating, bloats
    • related terms: Debloat, Bloatware, bloater
  7. boost (5 letter word)
    • inflections: boosted, boosting, boosts
    • related terms: upboost, booster
  8. broaden (7 letter word)
    • inflections: broadened, broadening, broadens
    • related terms: overbroaden, rebroaden, broadener
  9. build (5 letter word)
  10. bulk (4 letter word)
    • inflections: bulked, bulking, bulks
    • related terms: Debulk, outbulk, overbulk, overbulky, rebulk, bulkage, bulkish, Bulksome, bulky, bulker, Bulkwise
  11. burlesque (9 letter word)
    • inflections: burlesqued, burlesquing, burlesques
    • related terms: preburlesque, burlesquer
  12. crescendo (9 letter word)
    • inflections: crescendoed, crescendoing, crescendos, crescendoes
    • related term: decrescendo
  13. crown (5 letter word)
    • inflections: crowned, crowning, crowns
    • related terms: decrown, uncrown, discrown, discrownment, Forecrown, overcrown, recrown, crownal, crownless, crownlet, crownlike, crownling, crownment, crowner, crownation
  14. deify (5 letter word)
    • inflections: deified, deifying, deifies
    • related terms: undeify, disdeify, redeify, deifier
  15. develop (7 letter word)
    • inflections: developed, developing, develops
    • related terms: overdevelop, overdevelopment, predevelop, predevelopment, redevelop, redevelopment, underdevelop, underdevelopment, developist, development, developoid, developable
  16. dignify (7 letter word)
    • inflections: dignified, dignifying, dignifies
    • related terms: undignify, indignify, overdignify
  17. dilate (6 letter word)
    • inflections: dilated, dilating, dilates
    • related terms: overdilate, overdilation, redilate, dilatable, dilatate, dilater, dilator, dilatant, dilation, dilatation, dilative, dilatative
  18. distend (7 letter word)
    • inflections: distended, distending, distends
    • related terms: undistend, overdistend, redistend, distender
  19. elevate (7 letter word)
    • inflections: elevated, elevating, elevates
    • related terms: coelevate, reelevate, reelevation, re-elevate, re-elevation, eleven, elevable, elevation
  20. ennoble (7 letter word)
    • inflections: ennobled, ennobling, ennobles
    • related terms: disennoble, re-ennoble, ennoblment, ennobler
  21. enshrine (8 letter word)
    • inflections: enshrined, enshrining, enshrines
    • related terms: re-enshrine, Enshrinee
  22. enthrone (8 letter word)
    • inflections: enthroned, enthroning, enthrones
    • related terms: coenthrone, disenthrone, re-enthrone, re-enthronize, enthronise, enthronize, enthronisation, enthronization
  23. erect (5 letter word)
    • inflections: erected, erecting, erects
    • related terms: unerect, coerect, preerect, preerection, pre-erect, pre-erection, reerect, reerection, re-erect, re-erection, suberect, suberectness, suberectly, erectness, erectable, erecter, erector, erection, erective, erectly
  24. exalt (5 letter word)
    • inflections: exalted, exalting, exalts
    • related terms: re-exalt, exaltee, exaltment, exaltate, exalter, exaltation, exaltative
  25. expand (6 letter word)
    • inflections: expanded, expanding, expands
    • related terms: coexpand, overexpand, preexpand, pre-expand, reexpand, re-expand, expandable, expandible, expander
  26. extend (6 letter word)
    • inflections: extended, extending, extends
    • related terms: coextend, counterextend, overextend, preextend, pre-extend, ReĂ«xtend, re-extend, extendable, extendible, extender
  27. fatten (6 letter word)
    • inflections: fattened, fattening, fattens
    • related terms: unfatten, overfatten, Refatten, fattenable, fattener
  28. glamorize (9 letter word)
    • inflections: glamorized, glamorizing, glamorizes
    • related terms: deglamorize, deglamorization, glamorous, glamorise, glamorisation, glamorization
  29. graduate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: graduated, graduating, graduates
    • related terms: degraduate, degraduation, postgraduate, Postgraduation, post-graduate, Pregraduate, regraduate, regraduation, undergraduate, undergraduette, graduator, graduation
  30. hike (4 letter word)
    • inflections: hiked, hiking, hikes
    • related term: hiker
  31. honor (5 letter word)
    • inflections: honored, honoring, honors
    • related terms: dishonor, dishonorable, dishonorer, overhonor, rehonor, honoree, honoress, honorless, honorable, honorance, honorer, honorous
  32. huff (4 letter word)
    • inflections: huffed, huffing, huffs
    • related terms: huffish, huffy, huffer
  33. inflate (7 letter word)
    • inflections: inflated, inflating, inflates
    • related terms: disinflate, disinflation, overinflate, overinflation, overinflative, reinflate, reinflatable, reinflation, Underinflate, inflatable, inflater, inflator, inflation, inflative
  34. knight (6 letter word)
    • inflections: knighted, knighting, knights
    • related terms: deknight, unknight, unknightlike, unknightly, knightage, knightess, knighthood, knightless, knightlike, knightling, knightship, knightly
  35. lengthen (8 letter word)
    • inflections: lengthened, lengthening, lengthens
    • related terms: outlengthen, lengthener
  36. lionize (7 letter word)
    • inflections: lionized, lionizing, lionizes
    • related terms: lionizable, lionizer, lionization
  37. maximize (8 letter word)
    • inflections: maximized, maximizing, maximizes
    • related terms: maximal, maximian, maximist, maximite, maximate, maximise, maximisation, maximization, maximation
  38. multiply (8 letter word)
    • inflections: multiplied, multiplying, multiplies
    • related terms: unmultiply, unmultipliable, overmultiply, postmultiply, premultiply, premultiplier, remultiply, multipliable, multiplier
  39. overdo (6 letter word)
    • inflections: overdid, overdone, overdoing, overdoes
    • related terms: overdoer, overdoor
  40. overreach (9 letter word)
    • inflections: overreached, overreaching, overreaches
    • related term: overreacher
  41. overreact (9 letter word)
    • inflections: overreacted, overreacting, overreacts
    • related terms: overreaction, overreactive
  42. oversell (8 letter word)
    • inflections: oversold, overselling, oversells
    • related term: overselling
  43. overspeak (9 letter word)
    • inflections: overspoke, overspoken, overspeaking, overspeaks
  44. parlay (6 letter word)
    • inflections: parlayed, parlaying, parlays
  45. pass (4 letter word)
    • inflections: passed, passing, passes
    • related terms: apass, depass, unpass, unpassable, Unpassible, unpassive, compass, compassless, compassment, compassable, compasser, compassive, transpass, forepass, interpass, Interpassive, outpass, overpass, repass, repassage, repassable, repasser, repassant, subpass, subpassage, surpass, surpassable, surpasser, underpass, passade, passage, passee, passen, passless, passable, passible, passer, passant, passman, passwoman, passive
  46. prefer (6 letter word)
    • inflections: preferred, preferring, prefers
    • related terms: Disprefer, reprefer, preferee, preferment, preferable, preference, Preferer, preferent
  47. promote (7 letter word)
  48. puff (4 letter word)
    • inflections: puffed, puffing, puffs
    • related terms: unpuff, overpuff, repuff, uppuff, puffery, pufflet, puffy, puffer
  49. pump (4 letter word)
    • inflections: pumped, pumping, pumps
    • related terms: Cryopump, cryo-pump, repump, pumpage, pumpless, pumplike, pumpable, pumpman
  50. pyramid (7 letter word)
    • inflections: pyramided, pyramiding, pyramids
    • related terms: macropyramid, pyramidal, pyramidic, pyramidlike, pyramidoid, pyramidate, pyramider, pyramidize, pyramidwise
  51. raise (5 letter word)
    • inflections: raised, raising, raises
    • related terms: araise, coraise, misraise, outraise, reraise, upraise, upraisal, upraiser, raisine, raisable, raiser
  52. rarefy (6 letter word)
    • inflections: rarefied, rarefying, rarefies
    • related terms: rarefiable, rarefier
  53. saint (5 letter word)
    • inflections: sainted, sainting, saints
    • related terms: unsaint, unsaintlike, unsaintly, outsaint, saintdom, saintess, sainthood, saintish, saintism, saintless, saintlike, saintling, saintship, saintly
  54. sanctify (8 letter word)
    • inflections: sanctified, sanctifying, sanctifies
    • related terms: unsanctify, Unsanctifiable, presanctify, resanctify, sanctifiable, sanctifier
  55. stretch (7 letter word)
    • inflections: stretched, stretching, stretches
    • related terms: unstretch, unstretchable, outstretch, outstretcher, overstretch, prestretch, restretch, upstretch, stretchy, stretchable, stretcher
  56. sublime (7 letter word)
    • inflections: sublimed, subliming, sublimes
    • related terms: oversublime, resublime, resublimate, resublimation, sublimish, sublimable, sublimate, sublimer, sublimize, sublimant, sublimation, sublimity
  57. sufflate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: sufflated, sufflating, sufflates
    • related terms: insufflate, insufflation, exsufflate, exsufflation, sufflation
  58. swell (5 letter word)
    • inflections: swelled, swollen, swelling, swells
    • related terms: aswell, unswell, unswelling, inswell, Transwell, outswell, overswell, overswelling, reswell, underswell, upswell, upswelling, swellage, swelldom, swellish, swellness, swelly, Swellable, sweller
  59. thicken (7 letter word)
    • inflections: thickened, thickening, thickens
    • related terms: unthicken, rethicken, thickener
  60. throne (6 letter word)
    • inflections: throned, throning, thrones
    • related terms: dethrone, dethronable, dethroner, unthrone, inthrone, inthronize, inthronization, disthrone, Disthronize, rethrone, thronal, thronedom, throneless, thronelet, thronelike, throneward
  61. tout (4 letter word)
    • inflections: touted, touting, touts
    • related terms: Overtout, surtout, touter
  62. travesty (8 letter word)
    • inflections: travestied, travestying, travesties
    • related terms: travestiment, travestier
  63. up (2 letter word)
    • inflections: upped, upping, up, ups
  64. upgrade (7 letter word)
  65. uplift (6 letter word)
    • inflections: uplifted, uplifting, uplifts
    • related terms: reuplift, upliftment, upliftable, uplifter
  66. uprear (6 letter word)
    • inflections: upreared, uprearing, uprears
  67. widen (5 letter word)
    • inflections: widened, widening, widens
    • related terms: rewiden, wideness, widener

Related words for the term aggrandize, that have the same number of characters:

  1. caricature (10 letter word)
    • inflections: caricatured, caricaturing, caricatures
    • related terms: caricatural, Caricaturesque, Caricaturish, caricaturist, caricaturable
  2. overcharge (10 letter word)
    • inflections: overcharged, overcharging, overcharges
    • related terms: reovercharge, overcharger
  3. overpraise (10 letter word)
    • inflections: overpraised, overpraising, overpraises
    • related term: overpray
  4. overstress (10 letter word)
    • inflections: overstressed, overstressing, overstresses

Related words for the term aggrandize, that have more characters:

  1. apotheosize (11 letter word)
    • inflections: apotheosized, apotheosizing, apotheosizes
    • related term: apotheosise
  2. distinguish (11 letter word)
    • inflections: distinguished, distinguishing, distinguishes
    • related terms: undistinguish, undistinguishable, contradistinguish, counterdistinguish, interdistinguish, misdistinguish, predistinguish, redistinguish, subdistinguish, distinguishment, Distinguishness, distinguishable, distinguisher
  3. immortalize (11 letter word)
    • inflections: immortalized, immortalizing, immortalizes
    • related terms: unimmortalize, unimmortal, immortal, immortable
  4. overestimate (12 letter word)
    • inflections: overestimated, overestimating, overestimates
    • related term: overestimation
  5. Aggrandization (14 letter word)
    • related terms: aggrandise, aggrandize

Related phrases for the term aggrandize, that have fewer characters:

  1. add to (6 character phrase)
  2. beef up (7 character phrase)
  3. build up (8 character phrase)
  4. bulk out (8 character phrase)
  5. fill out (8 character phrase)
  6. hike up (7 character phrase)
  7. jack up (7 character phrase)
  8. jump up (7 character phrase)
  9. lay it on (9 character phrase)
  10. puff up (7 character phrase)
  11. pump up (7 character phrase)
  12. put up (6 character phrase)
  13. set up (6 character phrase)
  14. talk big (8 character phrase)

Related phrase for the term aggrandize, that has the same number of characters:

  1. pile it on (10 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term aggrandize, that have more characters:

  1. carry too far (13 character phrase)
  2. draw the longbow (16 character phrase)
  3. go to extremes (14 character phrase)
  4. kick upstairs (13 character phrase)
  5. make legendary (14 character phrase)
  6. make much of (12 character phrase)
  7. stretch the truth (17 character phrase)
  8. talk in superlatives (20 character phrase)

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