Synonyms of puff out or up
puff out or up
▷ See puff
swellDictionary • His chest puffed out with pride. • He puffed out his cheeks and let out his breath.
swell • The limbs swell to an enormous size.
expand • Water expands as it freezes.
enlarge • The glands in the neck may enlarge.
inflate • He jumped into the sea and inflated the liferaft.
dilate • The pupils dilate to let in more light.
distend • The large intestine distends and fills with gas.
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bloatto swell or cause to swell, as with a liquid, air, or wind
dilateWhen things such as blood vessels or the pupils of your eyes dilate or when something dilates them, they become wider or bigger.
• The pupils dilate to let in more light.
distendIf a part of your body is distended, or if it distends, it becomes swollen and unnaturally large.
• The large intestine distends and fills with gas.
Thesaurus for puff out or up from the Collins English Thesaurus