Translation of expand in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (enlarge) [metal] expandir, dilatar; [gas/fluid] expandir; [lungs] ensanchar, dilatar; [chest] desarrollar; [company/trade] expandir, expansionar [memory] [Computing/Informática] expandir; [awareness] aumentar; [horizons] ampliar*, ensanchar; [influence/role] extender*Example sentences
- Range-wide, the number of migrants has increased, and the breeding population has recently expanded into Siberia.
- ‘I think this should be expanded into a much bigger conference,’ he said.
- The service, which is currently being expanded into the Cotswold area, is aimed at vulnerable people aged between 16 and 25.
- This version has expanded on the limited repertoire of the original.
- There wasn't a lot of information there; I had to expand on it, invent the colour scheme.
- Although the 1916 film follows the basic plot elements of the Grimm version, it also greatly expands on the original.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 [metal] expandirse, dilatarse; [gas] expandirse; [elastic/rubber band] estirarse; [business] expandirse, crecer*; [market] expandirse, extenderse* to expand into textiles/overseas extenderse* al sector textil/extranjero 1.2(expanding present participle/participio presente)[suitcase] con fuelle; [file] de acordeón; [industry/market] en expansión
- 2 (give further information) extenderse*, explayarse to expand
onsth extenderse* sobreor enalgo, explayarse enalgo
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.