to make greater; enlarge; increase.
to become greater.
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How to use greaten in a sentence
I have done thee indeed this service, as to promote thee to honour, and to greaten thy liberty; but, alas!The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus | John Bunyan
We love to think that Alfred's wars were not to greaten himself, but to set his country free.
Which doth not therefore mitigate, but so much the more greaten and make odious the offence.The Life and Death of Mr Badman | John Bunyan
Now some of the things which Alfred did were these: in national affairs he tried to rescue, defend, unify, and greaten England.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882 | The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
Eternal God, I thank thee for all the sterling elements that greaten the individual life.Leaves of Life | Margaret Bird Steinmetz
British Dictionary definitions for greaten
archaic to make or become great
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