Now the practice has expanded, and with it the American wedding business.
This approach should not be condemned; it should be expanded upon.
The Malaysians have asked for the help of 25 countries in the expanded search.
A new internal investigation has expanded to 42 separate VA facilities.
At the same time, advances in biology have expanded the definition of life.
John Gray expanded and brightened in the new atmosphere; he had always been a man of influence among men.
Bark canoes, light as bubbles, were seen gliding over the still waters, which were there expanded into a beautiful bay.
Another rose of joy had expanded on the sky; and they stood so, hand in hand, looking up.
He encamped upon the borders of the expanded stream, and beneath the shade of his roof sought repose upon his mat.
These points of doctrine will be expanded and illustrated in subsequent pages.
early 15c., "spread out, spread flat," from Anglo-French espaundre, Middle French espandre and directly from Latin expandere "to spread out, unfold, expand," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + pandere "to spread, stretch" (see pace (n.)). Sense of "grow larger" first recorded 1640s. Related: Expanded; expanding.