1. Extend in one or more directions (synset 202081395)
    "The dough expands"
  2. Become larger in size or volume or quantity (synset 200258155)
    "his business expanded rapidly"
  3. Make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity (synset 200542243)
    "expand the house by adding another wing"
  4. Grow vigorously (synset 200311168)
    "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
  5. Exaggerate or make bigger (synset 200265272)
    "The charges were inflated"
  6. Add details, as to an account or idea;
    Clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing (synset 200957633)
    "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
  7. Expand the influence of (synset 200542026)
    "The King extended his rule to the Eastern part of the continent"

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