What does enhance mean?

Definitions for enhanceɛnˈhæns, -ˈhɑns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enhance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enhance, heighten, raise(verb)

    increase

    "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"

  2. enhance(verb)

    make better or more attractive

    "This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"

Wiktionary

  1. enhance(Verb)

    To lift, raise up.

  2. enhance(Verb)

    To augment or make something greater.

  3. enhance(Verb)

    To improve something by adding features.

  4. Origin: enhauncen, from enhauncer, from enhaucier, from *, from in + altus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enhance(verb)

    to raise or lift up; to exalt

  2. Enhance(verb)

    to advance; to augment; to increase; to heighten; to make more costly or attractive; as, to enhance the price of commodities; to enhance beauty or kindness; hence, also, to render more heinous; to aggravate; as, to enhance crime

  3. Enhance(verb)

    to be raised up; to grow larger; as, a debt enhances rapidly by compound interest

  4. Origin: [Norm. F. enhauncer, enhaucer, OF. enhaleier, enhaucier; pref. en- (L. in) + haucier to lift, raise up, from an assumed L. altiare, fr. L. altus high; cf. Pr. enansar, enanzar, to advance, exalt, and E. advance. See Altitude, and cf. Hawser.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enhance

    en-hans′, v.t. to heighten: to add to, increase.—n. Enhance′ment, act of enhancing: state of being enhanced: aggravation. [Prob. from O. Fr. enhaucer—L. in, and altus, high.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'enhance' in Verbs Frequency: #555

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enhance in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enhance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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Translations for enhance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تحسينArabic
  • повишавам, увеличавам, подобря̀вамBulgarian
  • erhöhen, vergrößern, verbessernGerman
  • ενισχύωGreek
  • pliigi, plibonigiEsperanto
  • aumentar, realzar, mejorarSpanish
  • parantaaFinnish
  • augmenter, améliorer, accroîtreFrench
  • intensificare, accrescereItalian
  • whakarākaiMāori
  • uitbreiden, vergroten, verbeterenDutch
  • poprawiać, polepszyć, poprawić, polepszaćPolish
  • aumentarPortuguese
  • увели́чивать, повы́сить, улучша́ть, улу́чшить, уси́лить, увели́чить, уси́ливать, повыша́ть, усилитьRussian
  • förbättraSwedish
  • அதிகரிக்கTamil
  • iyileştirmek, artırmak, geliştirmekTurkish
  • بڑھانے کےUrdu
  • geilükumön, gudükumönVolapük

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