dilate - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/daɪˈleɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydilate
he/she/itdilates
present participledilating
past tensedilated
past participledilated
  1. if part of your body dilates, it becomes bigger and wider

derived word

dilation

 

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/daɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]