verb (aggrandiz, es)
- (transitive) To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress.
- (transitive) To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; applied to persons, countries, etc.
- (transitive) To make appear great or greater; to exalt.
- (intransitive) To increase or become great.
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