expanding Definition

  • 1becoming larger in size, number, or quantity
  • 2increasing in scope or range of application

Using expanding: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "expanding" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company is expanding its operations to Europe.

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    The expanding population is putting a strain on the city's resources.

  • Example

    The expanding universe is a topic of great interest in astrophysics.

expanding Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: expanding in Brief

The term 'expanding' [ɪkˈspændɪŋ] describes something that is becoming larger in size, number, or quantity. It can also refer to something increasing in scope or range of application. Examples include the expansion of a company's operations, the expanding population of a city, and the expanding universe in astrophysics.

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