Definitions for enhanceɛnˈhæns, -ˈhɑns

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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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


Translations for enhance

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • повишавам, увеличавам, подобря̀вамBulgarian
  • erhöhen, vergrößern, verbessernGerman
  • 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, повыша́тьRussian
  • förbättraSwedish
  • iyileştirmek, artırmak, geliştirmekTurkish
  • geilükumön, gudükumönVolapük

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