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Meaning of "enhance" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ENHANCE

From Old French enhaucier, from en-1 + haucier to raise, from Vulgar Latin altiāre (unattested), from Latin altus high.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ENHANCE

enhance  [ɪnˈhɑːns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENHANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Enhance is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb enhance in English.

WHAT DOES ENHANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Enhance

Enhance may refer to: ▪ USS Enhance, either of two mine warfare vessels of the U.S. Navy: ▪ AM-437, an Aggressive-class minesweeper ▪ AM-228, whose construction was canceled on 6 June 1944 ▪ Operation Enhance Plus and Operation Enhance, of the Vietnam War ▪ Enhance Herts, an English charity...

Definition of enhance in the English dictionary

The definition of enhance in the dictionary is to intensify or increase in quality, value, power, etc; improve; augment.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENHANCE

PRESENT

Present
I enhance
you enhance
he/she/it enhances
we enhance
you enhance
they enhance
Present continuous
I am enhancing
you are enhancing
he/she/it is enhancing
we are enhancing
you are enhancing
they are enhancing
Present perfect
I have enhanced
you have enhanced
he/she/it has enhanced
we have enhanced
you have enhanced
they have enhanced
Present perfect continuous
I have been enhancing
you have been enhancing
he/she/it has been enhancing
we have been enhancing
you have been enhancing
they have been enhancing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I enhanced
you enhanced
he/she/it enhanced
we enhanced
you enhanced
they enhanced
Past continuous
I was enhancing
you were enhancing
he/she/it was enhancing
we were enhancing
you were enhancing
they were enhancing
Past perfect
I had enhanced
you had enhanced
he/she/it had enhanced
we had enhanced
you had enhanced
they had enhanced
Past perfect continuous
I had been enhancing
you had been enhancing
he/she/it had been enhancing
we had been enhancing
you had been enhancing
they had been enhancing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will enhance
you will enhance
he/she/it will enhance
we will enhance
you will enhance
they will enhance
Future continuous
I will be enhancing
you will be enhancing
he/she/it will be enhancing
we will be enhancing
you will be enhancing
they will be enhancing
Future perfect
I will have enhanced
you will have enhanced
he/she/it will have enhanced
we will have enhanced
you will have enhanced
they will have enhanced
Future perfect continuous
I will have been enhancing
you will have been enhancing
he/she/it will have been enhancing
we will have been enhancing
you will have been enhancing
they will have been enhancing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would enhance
you would enhance
he/she/it would enhance
we would enhance
you would enhance
they would enhance
Conditional continuous
I would be enhancing
you would be enhancing
he/she/it would be enhancing
we would be enhancing
you would be enhancing
they would be enhancing
Conditional perfect
I would have enhance
you would have enhance
he/she/it would have enhance
we would have enhance
you would have enhance
they would have enhance
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been enhancing
you would have been enhancing
he/she/it would have been enhancing
we would have been enhancing
you would have been enhancing
they would have been enhancing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you enhance
we let´s enhance
you enhance
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to enhance
Past participle
enhanced
Present Participle
enhancing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENHANCE


advance
ədˈvɑːns
Afrikaans
ˌæfrɪˈkɑːns
break-dance
ˈbreɪkˌdɑːns
chance
tʃɑːns
dance
dɑːns
elance
ɪˈlɑːns
folk-dance
ˈfəʊkˌdɑːns
France
frɑːns
freelance
ˈfriːˌlɑːns
glance
ɡlɑːns
kans
kɑːns
krans
krɑːns
lance
lɑːns
nuance
njuːˈɑːns
rance
rɑːns
snaphance
ˈsnæpˌhɑːns
snaphaunce
ˈsnæpˌhɑːns
tap-dance
tæp dɑːns
trance
trɑːns
transe
trɑːns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENHANCE

enhalo
enhanced oil recovery
enhanced radiation weapon
enhancement
enhancer
enhancive
enharmonic
enharmonic modulation
enharmonical
enharmonically
enhearse
enhearten
enhunger
enhydrite
enhydritic
enhydros
enhydrous
enhypostasia
enhypostatic
enhypostatise

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENHANCE

a dog´s chance
appearance
bechance
Buckley´s chance
by chance
fighting chance
hance
happenchance
mischance
mumchance
not a cat in hell´s chance
off chance
off-chance
on the chance
on the off chance
on the off-chance
outside chance
perchance
stand a chance
the main chance
treble chance

Synonyms and antonyms of enhance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENHANCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «enhance» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of enhance

Translation of «enhance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENHANCE

Find out the translation of enhance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of enhance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «enhance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

提高
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

realzar
570 millions of speakers

English

enhance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बढ़ाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تعزيز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

повышения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ressaltar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাড়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

améliorer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meningkatkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verbessern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>高める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

높이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nambah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nâng cao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதிகரிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाढविण्यासाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

artırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

migliorare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwiększenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підвищення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spori
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενισχύσουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verbeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förbättra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forbedre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of enhance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENHANCE»

The term «enhance» is very widely used and occupies the 5.000 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENHANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about enhance

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10 QUOTES WITH «ENHANCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word enhance.
1
Xavier Becerra
The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art.
2
Jayson Blair
I seek to be authentic and engaging, using my own experiences, being as vulnerable as I ask my clients to be, to enhance the process.
3
Melanie Brown
I've always said that kids should enhance your life, not hinder your life, so I just try to make the most out of being with my kids. You have to have a life for yourself somewhere in the mix of being a wife and mum.
4
Jack Canfield
By taking the time to stop and appreciate who you are and what you've achieved - and perhaps learned through a few mistakes, stumbles and losses - you actually can enhance everything about you. Self-acknowledgment and appreciation are what give you the insights and awareness to move forward toward higher goals and accomplishments.
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Jose Canseco
These individuals on steroids, does it enhance their career, does it give them a little more strength, a little more stamina, a little more psychological edge? Absolutely. How do you determine what - what their stats would be without steroids? It's impossible to tell.
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Jay Carney
We believe that - the President believes that the economy will continue to grow, that the economy will continue to create jobs, and that we need to do everything we can to enhance that growth and enhance that job creation.
7
Dixie Carter
Certainly if we hope do enhance and extend whatever natural assets we were given, we must expect to make an effort, if not actually great labor.
8
Jim Clyburn
But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.
9
Diablo Cody
I know white clothing is supposed to enhance that summer glow, but writers don't tan.
10
Paul Coffey
I was a natural skater, but I also took private lessons to enhance my skills.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENHANCE»

Discover the use of enhance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to enhance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Using Games to Enhance Learning and Teaching: A Beginner's Guide
The only realistic option for many has been to use existing games which too often are out of step with curriculum goals, require high-end technology, and are difficult to integrate.This book offers a comprehensive solution, presenting five ...
Nicola Whitton, Alex Moseley, 2012
2
100 ways to enhance values and morality in schools and youth ...
This is a timely and significant book packed with 100 specific strategies, hundreds of practical ideas, dozens of thought-provoking cartoons and quotes, and numerous examples from real elementary and secondary schools.
Howard Kirschenbaum, 1995
3
Discussion-based Online Teaching to Enhance Student ...
This is a book for all educators and administrators in higher education, in any discipline, engaged in, or contemplating offering, online classes that involve discussion or collaborative learning.
Tisha Bender, 2003
4
Does Decentralization Enhance Service Delivery and Poverty ...
Does decentralization enhance service delivery and poverty reduction? The expert contributors to this book address this fundamental question faced by policymakers and scholars in developing and advanced countries.
Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio, 2009
5
Teaching Children with Autism: Strategies to Enhance ...
This book describes teaching strategies and instructional adaptations which promote communication and socialization in children with autism.
Kathleen Ann Quill, 1995
6
The Online Learning Idea Book: 95 Proven Ways to Enhance ...
Get The Online Learning Idea Book now. I'm sure you'll find an idea you can apply in your very next project (I did), and the book will pay for itself!" —Harvey Singh, founder and CEO, Instancy, Inc.
Patti Shank, 2011
7
Universal Principles of Design
A cross-disciplinary reference of design. Pairs common design concepts with examples that illustrate them in practice.
William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jill Butler, 2010
8
Homeland Security: DHS' Efforts to Enhance First Responders' ...
The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is the primary fed. entity responsible for ensuring that first responders (FR) have the capabilities needed to provide a coord., comprehen. response to any large-scale crisis.
William O. Jenkins, Jr., 2005
9
Games and Simulations to Enhance Quality Learning
This yearbook brings together topical and authoritative contributions from leading international figures in the field of games and simulations, representing current international thinking and best practice.
Danny Saunders, Fred Percival, Matti Vartiainen, 1996
10
Teacher Evaluation to Enhance Professional Practice
Offers a guide to an effective teacher evaluation system that combines quality assurance with professional development.
Charlotte Danielson, Thomas L. McGreal, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENHANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term enhance is used in the context of the following news items.
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JCP&L Completes 22 Circuit Upgrades to Enhance Service Reliability
The work is part of the company's effort to use advanced technology to help enhance its system. The upgrades included installing more resilient ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
2
Availability of electricity in rural areas will enhance agric sector …
Powerline The Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr Sam Amadi said on Thursday that availability electricity in ... «The Guardian Nigeria, Jul 15»
3
Wipro Digital to Enhance Digital Transformation Capability with …
NEW YORK & COPENHAGEN, Denmark & BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro Limited ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
4
Datapipe and FortyCloud Enhance AWS Security for the Enterprise
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At AWS Summit New York, Datapipe, a global leader in managed hybrid IT solutions for the enterprise, today ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
5
Do These GIFS Enhance Your Libido?
Can technology turn us on? Artist Faith Holland explores the lustful nature of our dear devices in her first solo exhibition "TECHNOPIHILIA," ... «Papermag, Jul 15»
6
EPFO to enhance insurance benefits 30 times the monthly wage
Facing tough competition from the National Pension System (NPS), the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has proposed to ... «Businessinsider India, Jul 15»
7
Work to enhance quality of education — Committee tasked
In his inaugural address, Mr Steve Revss, the national Vice- President of GNAPS, urged the committee to work hard to enhance quality ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
8
Incoming First-Year Students Volunteer to Enhance Greencastle …
"In (an) effort to reboot the mostly dormant Family Youth and Community Development Program (FYCDP), DePauw University students donated ... «DePauw University, Jul 15»
9
Enhance your lifestyle and your home's value with...
LeCompte Renovations of Cambridge, Ontario, serves the Tri-City area with fine residential construction and remodelling services to improve ... «Waterloo Record, Jul 15»
10
Ndola hospital hand rub to enhance hygiene
NDOLA Central Hospital (NCH) has partnered with Guys and St Thomas Hospital of the United Kingdom (UK) to produce an alcohol-base hand ... «Zambia Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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