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expand (verb), expands; expanded; expanding
Etymology: "spread out, spread flat" from Anglo-French espaundre, Middle Frenckh espandre and directly from Latin expandere "to spread out, to unfold"; from ex-, "out" + pandere, "to spread, to stretch".
This entry is located in the following units: ex-, e-, ef- (page 3) pand-, pans-, pass- (page 1)
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(Greek: ektasis; dilated, expanded, distended, extension +)
(Latin: to build, to erect a building; a building, a sanctuary, a temple; originally, aedes, "building a hearth" or "to build a hearth" because the fire in the hearth was the center of the home in early times since it supplied both heat and light; over time, the meaning expanded from the hearth itself to the home and building that enclosed it)
(diseases spread as mankind congregated into a squalor of cities)