verb (used with object), en·hanced, en·hanc·ing.
Origin of enhance
Examples from the Web for enhanced
Administration lawyers also approved the "enhanced interrogation techniques" and said they were legally permissible.
Six of those over 12 years in prison were part of enhanced sentence due to the fact she was pregnant at the time.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After just a “few minutes” of questioning at Cobalt, he was subject to enhanced interrogation techniques.
The GOP also enhanced its hold on the statehouse, which the party took over two years ago.Arkansas’s Blue Collar Social Conservatives Don’t Know What’s Coming|Monica Potts|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In mid-July the British anti-aircraft guns had been reinforced and enhanced by a new American radar system.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If he can flourish a whip like a true ringmaster in the circus, the interest of the game will be enhanced.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
But when one marks its date, its notability is enhanced impressively.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;|Clark S. Beardslee
Under these circumstances we must and will invade their rights; provided that our interests are enhanced thereby.A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin|A. Woodward
The Marquise wore rouge, and appeared in all the splendor of a toilet which enhanced her beauty.A Woman of Thirty|Honore de Balzac
And this with him was enhanced by a strong sympathy with old-fashioned prejudices as to family.The Belton Estate|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for enhanced
Word Origin for enhance
Word Origin and History for enhanced
late 13c., anhaunsen "to raise, make higher," from Anglo-French enhauncer, probably from Old French enhaucier "make greater, make higher or louder; fatten, foster; raise in esteem," from Vulgar Latin *inaltiare, from Late Latin inaltare "raise, exalt," from altare "make high," from altus "high" (see old).
Meaning "raise in station, wealth, or fame" attested in English from c.1300. The -h- in Old French supposedly from influence of Frankish *hoh "high." Related: Enhanced; enhancing.