swell [swel] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||accumulate, add to, aggravate, amplify, augment, balloon, be inflated, become bloated, become distended, become swollen, belly, billow, blister, bloat, bulge, dilate, distend, enhance, enlarge, expand, extend, fatten, fill out, grow, grow larger, heighten, increase, intensity, mount, plump, pouch, pout, protrude, puff, puff up, rise, round out, surge, tumefy, uprise, well up|
|Antonyms:||compress, concentrate, contract, shrink|
|Category:||1. General Form|
form, figure, shape; conformation, configuration; make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib; stamp, type, cast, mold; fashion; contour (outline); structure; plasmature., feature, lineament, turn; phase (aspect); posture, attitude, pose., [Science of form] morphism., [Similarity of form] isomorphism., forming; formation, figuration, efformation; sculpture; plasmation.
form, shape, figure, fashion, efform, carve, cut, chisel, hew, cast; rough hew, rough cast; sketch; block out, hammer out; trim; lick into shape, put into shape; model, knead, work up into, set, mold, sculpture; cast, stamp; build (construct).
formed, [Receiving form] plastic, fictile; formative., [Give form] plasmic., [Similar in form] isomorphous.
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|Category:||2. Subservience to ends; actual subservience|
stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry; spring; fount, fountain; well, wellspring; milch cow., stock in trade, supply; heap (collection); treasure; reserve, corps de reserve, reserved fund, nest egg, savings, bonne bouche., crop, harvest, mow, vintage., store, accumulation, hoard, rick, stack; lumber; relay (provision)., storehouse, storeroom, storecloset; depository, depot, cache, repository, reservatory, repertory; repertorium; promptuary, warehouse, entrepot, magazine; buttery, larder, spence; garner, granary; cannery, safe-deposit vault, stillroom; thesaurus; bank (treasury); armory; arsenal; dock; gallery, museum, conservatory; menagery, menagerie., reservoir, cistern, aljibar, tank, pond, mill pond; gasometer., budget, quiver, bandolier, portfolio; coffer (receptacle)., conservation; storing; storage.
store; put by, lay by, set by; stow away; set apart, lay apart; store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up; bank; cache; accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save., reserve; keep back, hold back; husband, husband one's resources., deposit; stow, stack, load; harvest; heap, collect; lay in store.
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