fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up(verb)
make fat or plump
"We will plump out that poor starving child"
To become fatter
If we give it a bit more sugar, we'll see him slowly fatten.
To cause to be fatter
We must fatten the turkey in time for Thanksgiving.
to make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy or plump with fat; to fill full; to fat
to make fertile and fruitful; to enrich; as, to fatten land; to fatten fields with blood
to grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick, or fleshy; to be pampered
Origin: [See Fat, v. t.]
The numerical value of Fatten in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Fatten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
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- надебелявам, угоявамBulgarian
- verdicken, [[dick]] [[werden]], [[dicker]] [[werden]], zunehmen, mästenGerman
- lihota, lihoa, lihottaaFinnish
- grossir, engraisserFrench
- hízik, hizlalHungarian
- 살찌다, 살찌우다Korean
- жире́ть, откорми́ть, толсте́ть, отка́рмливатьRussian
- tjockna, gödaSwedish
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