UnivSource.com - Your Most Comprehensive Source for Information on Universities
Google
  Web UnivSource.com

You're Here : UnivSource Home > Vocabulary Builder (Beta Version)


The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.


SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

aggrandize (verb) to make more important, more powerful, richer, etc.; to increase the rank.

When a person in power tries to increase their power or influence, they aggrandize their power or influence. If a person attempts to grow richer, more important, or more powerful, they aggrandize their riches, importance, power, etc.. (Usually, the noun form aggrandizement is used as part of the phrase, 'personal aggrandizement.')

  • The president is doing every thing in his capacity to aggrandize his power regardless of the feelings of others.
  • Power causes, in the person enjoying it, a desire for more power, so they do all they can to aggrandize themselves.
Useful Links
Download Our iPhone App
Download Our Android App
Earn Your Degree Online
Earn Your Art & Design Degree Online
Earn Your Business Degree Online
Earn Your Culinary Degree Online
Earn Your Education Degree Online
Earn Your Health Care Degree Online
Earn Your Law & Justice Degree Online
Earn Your Psychology Degree Online
Earn Your Technicians Degree Online
Earn Your Technology Degree Online
US Universities by Name
US Universities by Program
US Universities by State
Canadian Universities by Name
Canadian Universities by Region
Feedback

Last Modified : 11-May 2009
Best viewed with 1024 x 768 resolution & Microsoft Internet Explorer