Definition for AG-GRAND-IZE'

AG-GRAND-IZE', v.t. [Fr. agrandir, of L. ad and grandis. See Grand.]

  1. To make great or greater in power, rank or honor; to exalt; as, to aggrandize a family.
  2. To enlarge, applied to things; as, to aggrandize our conceptions. It seems to be never applied to the bulk or dimensions of material bodies.

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