enhance, heighten, raise(verb)
"This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
make better or more attractive
"This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat"
To lift, raise up.
To augment or make something greater.
To improve something by adding features.
Origin: enhauncen, from enhauncer, from enhaucier, from *, from in + altus.
to raise or lift up; to exalt
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
to be raised up; to grow larger; as, a debt enhances rapidly by compound interest
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
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
Rank popularity for the word 'ENHANCE' in Verbs Frequency: #555
The numerical value of ENHANCE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ENHANCE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of ENHANCE in a Sentence
The solid increase in our backlog over the past few years has led to the current growth trend in revenues, while the efforts we have taken to ensure efficient operations and enhance synergies among our business units have enabled us to steadily improve our profitability.
The key to working through these (relationship) differences is focusing on that which you love, and putting boundaries around that which you don’t. You’ll also need to avoid the temptation to demean and humiliate your mate for their beliefs. It will take practice and incredible self-regulation, but success in these areas will greatly enhance the quality of your relationship.
We have taken and are continuing to take steps to enhance the security of our network, we are cooperating with federal law enforcement with respect to their ongoing investigation.
We have not restricted free debate, surely, giving readers more information, and enabling them to decide for themselves where the truth lies, can only enhance public debate.
The health and safety of our event participants and spectators is our top priority, and we believe that postponing the event is the responsible decision with the conditions and restrictions we are facing, we will continue to focus on ways we can enhance the customer experience in the months ahead, and I'm confident we will welcome fans with a transformed facility and a global spectacle when we run the world's greatest race.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for ENHANCE
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- повишавам, увеличавам, подобря̀вамBulgarian
- erhöhen, vergrößern, verbessernGerman
- pliigi, plibonigiEsperanto
- aumentar, realzar, mejorarSpanish
- augmenter, améliorer, accroîtreFrench
- intensificare, accrescereItalian
- uitbreiden, vergroten, verbeterenDutch
- poprawiać, polepszyć, poprawić, polepszaćPolish
- увели́чивать, повы́сить, улучша́ть, улу́чшить, уси́лить, увели́чить, уси́ливать, повыша́ть, усилитьRussian
- iyileştirmek, artırmak, geliştirmekTurkish
- بڑھانے کےUrdu
- geilükumön, gudükumönVolapük
Get even more translations for ENHANCE »
Find a translation for the ENHANCE definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)