alto-, alt-, alti-
(Latin: high, highest, make high; tall, lofty)
2. Someone who has lofty aims, thoughts, or plans: "Joe Kurt had an altitudinarian objective of being high in moral and intellectual values as a politician."
2. Of or being the lowest female voice: "Although she was still a teen ager, Stacy was an outstanding alto singer in her quartet."
3. Having the highest male voice: "Jacob sang solo songs with an alto range above that of a tenor."
Motto of the Olympic Games. The underlying theme is excellence in performance, style, and creativity.
2. To provide with improved, advanced, or sophisticated features: Erin's new computer software will enhance her ability to do more work faster.
3. To raise to a higher degree; to intensify; to magnify: Enhance often has the sense of qualitative improvement; especially, of making something more pleasant or enjoyable; such as, when an orchestra enhances its musical quality by practicing more and finding the best talent available.
So, simply stated, enhance means "to raise, to increase".4. To make better or more attractive: Audrey’s physical exercises at the local fitness studio, where she goes at least five times every week or as often as possible, has enhanced her body and health.
5. Etymology: from about 1280, anhaunsen, "to raise, to make higher"; later enhauncen, "raise in station, wealth, fame". Borrowed from Anglo-French enhauncer, enhalcier, "to make greater", from Vulgar Latin inaltiare, alteration of Late Latin inaltare, "to raise, to exalt".
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2. Improved quality, amount, or strength: "The author's enhanced novels and short stories increased over the years because she continued to improve the content with every new production."
"Boldness and eloquence can lead to the enhancement of a politician's popularity and effectiveness."2. With computers, a change to a product which is intended to make it better in some way: "Certain enhancements usually result in new functions and become faster, or they may even be more compatible with other systems."
"Enhancements to hardware components; especially, integrated circuits often mean they are smaller and less demanding of electrical resources."