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Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
Carl Bernstein

Meaning of "expanding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPANDING

expanding  [ɪkˈspændɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPANDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Expanding is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EXPANDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of expanding in the English dictionary

The definition of expanding in the dictionary is becoming, or capable of becoming, greater in extent, volume, size, or scope.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPANDING


banding
ˈbændɪŋ
branding
ˈbrændɪŋ
crash-landing
ˈkræʃˈlændɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
finding
ˈfaɪndɪŋ
freestanding
ˌfriːˈstændɪŋ
grandstanding
ˈɡrændstændɪŋ
landing
ˈlændɪŋ
misunderstanding
ˌmɪsʌndəˈstændɪŋ
notwithstanding
ˌnɒtwɪθˈstændɪŋ
outstanding
ˌaʊtˈstændɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
postlanding
ˌpəʊstˈlændɪŋ
rebranding
ˌriːˈbrændɪŋ
sanding
ˈsændɪŋ
self-standing
ˌsɛlfˈstændɪŋ
spending
ˈspendɪŋ
standing
ˈstændɪŋ
understanding
ˌʌndəˈstændɪŋ
upstanding
ʌpˈstændɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPANDING

expand
expandability
expandable
expanded
expanded metal
expander
expanding universe theory
expanse
expansibility
expansible
expansibly
expansile
expansion
expansion bend
expansion bolt
expansion bottle
expansion card
expansion joint
expansion slot
expansion tank

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPANDING

according
ascending
astounding
binding
bonding
commanding
corresponding
defending
demanding
descending
founding
funding
grinding
grounding
lending
long-standing
mending
pounding
sounding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of expanding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXPANDING»

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

Translation of «expanding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPANDING

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

Translator English - Chinese

扩大
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

expansión
570 millions of speakers

English

expanding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विस्तार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توسيع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расширения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

expansão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিস্তৃত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

expansion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berkembang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ausbau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

拡大する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

확장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngembangake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mở rộng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விரிவடைந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विस्तार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

genişleyen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

espansione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozszerzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розширення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

extinderea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επέκταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitbreiding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

expanderande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ekspanderende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of expanding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPANDING»

The term «expanding» is very widely used and occupies the 8.938 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPANDING» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXPANDING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word expanding.
1
Anant Agarwal
We already have a professor who's using an online social network of MIT alums to help educate students in programming. Just imagine expanding that in Facebook-fashion to tens or hundreds of millions of people around the world.
2
Steve Aoki
I like looking at a future where we're expanding our creativity and brightening our lives. I believe that eventually we'll get to a point where we'll be able to live indefinitely through our technology.
3
Michael Behe
This fact immediately suggested a singular event - that at some time in the distant past the universe began expanding from an extremely small size. To many people this inference was loaded with overtones of a supernatural event - the creation, the beginning of the universe.
4
Carl Bernstein
Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
5
Christopher Bond
It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy.
6
Homaro Cantu
If you have time-release pills, you could have time-release expanding cheesecakes.
7
Duane G. Carey
That's what Hubble can do for us. It can tell us whether the universe is expanding forever or if one day it's going to come back together.
8
Gerald Chertavian
When it comes to expanding opportunity, businesses and young adults are not the sources of the problem - they are a substantial part of the solution.
9
Bradley Chicho
Plunderous is the palate I gift to you, openly I hug the universe of our friendship expanding its outer limit.
10
Helen Clark
Although biodiversity loss continues globally, many countries are significantly slowing the rate of loss by shoring up protected natural areas and the services they provide, and in expanding national park systems with tighter management and more secure funding.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPANDING»

Discover the use of expanding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to expanding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Expanding the Palace of Torah: Orthodoxy and Feminism
A unique examination of the theological implications for Orthodox Judaism of women's changed status in the modern world.
Tamar Ross, 2004
2
Physician Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate
Views from a range of disciplines, including bioethics, law, medicine and religion this book draws attention to the variety of questions to be addressed.
M. Pabst Battin, Rosamond Rhodes, Anita Silvers, 1998
3
What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding: A Reassuring ...
The third edition of the best, funniest father's guide to having a baby, What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding, is now thoroughly revised and updated, but it's still packed with information, advice, and attitude distinctively for guys.
Thomas Hill, 2012
4
The Expanding Circle: Ethics, Evolution, and Moral Progress
In his classic study The Expanding Circle, Peter Singer argues that altruism began as a genetically based drive to protect one's kin and community members but has developed into a consciously chosen ethic with an expanding circle of moral ...
Peter Singer, 2011
5
Expanding Hermeneutics: Visualism in Science
Expanding Hermeneutics examines the development of interpretation theory, emphasizing how science in practice involves and implicates interpretive processes.
Don Ihde, 1998
6
Net Gain: Expanding Markets Through Virtual Communities
"Net Gain" is the first book to identify where the next level of value lies on the Internet.
John Hagel, Arthur Armstrong, 1997
7
Health as Expanding Consciousness
For the author of this book, disease is not an "enemy" that strikes a "victim.
Margaret A. Newman, 1999
8
Expanding Architecture: Design As Activism
Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good.
Bryan Bell, Katie Wakeford, 2008
9
Expanding Peace Journalism: Comparative and Critical Approaches
This book, so rich in content, is a testimony to the need for empirical, critical and constructive scrutiny of media. Each chapter opens a new window, a new angle; all of them important. From the preface by Johan Galtung
Ibrahim Seaga Shaw, Jake Lynch, Robert A. Hackett, 2011
10
The Expanding Universe: Astronomy's 'Great Debate', 1900-1931
In this book Eddington discussed the implications of this for models of the universe. The book offers a unique sidelight upon the history of ideas and Eddington's artistry.
Arthur Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, 1933

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPANDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term expanding is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Expanding In Latin America, Brazilian Anti-Virus Startup PSafe …
“Our goal was to get to 50% Android penetration in Brazil and then start expanding,” says de Mello. “We wanted to go back to our investors and ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
2
CSPD could undergo costly space-expanding renovations
The College Station Police Department could undergo major renovations to accommodate the growing city or build a $27.8 million new station ... «Bryan-College Station Eagle, Jul 15»
3
Dayton brewery, open 3 months, already expanding
The Dayton Beer Company in downtown Dayton is expanding as it gears up to start canning and bottling its brews for retail sale, and it also ... «Dayton Daily News, Jul 15»
4
Exelon expanding gas-fueled power plants near Houston, Fort Worth
Energy. Exelon expanding gas-fueled power plants near Houston, Fort Worth. By Jordan Blum. July 9, 2015. print_article|article-6376757|article-share-premium| ... «Houston Chronicle, Jul 15»
5
Expanding Eligibility for Summer Feeding Programs
WASHINGTON — “They're pretty much relying on donated food and day old bagels and that's what they eat all week. The counselors know that ... «WHSV, Jul 15»
6
Wild Goose Meeting House expanding in downtown Colorado Springs
Wild Goose Meeting House expanding in downtown Colorado Springs. Google Survey FAQ. By Stephen Hobbs • Updated: July 9, 2015 at 4:55 ... «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
7
T-Mobile's US Phone Plan Is Expanding to Canada and Mexico
When T-Mobile started this whole Uncarrier thing, it began with the introduction of a Simple Choice phone plan, meaning free international data ... «Gizmodo, Jul 15»
8
Your Guide to the Ever-Expanding Universe of Podcasts
After a false start in the early 2000s, podcasting has exploded. More than 2.6 billion episodes were downloaded in 2014. Here's your user's ... «Wired, Jul 15»
9
RPS 205 looking at expanding year-round schooling
That's why RPS 205 is looking at expanding the year-round model to other schools. "What we are doing is taking a very close look at their data, ... «WREX-TV, Jul 15»
10
NFL Expanding London Operation with Tottenham Hotspur …
The NFL is set to expand their British operation beginning in 2018, when they begin hosting games at English Premier League club Tottenham ... «NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Jul 15»

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