English translation of फैलना
फैलनाPowered by COBUILD /phailana/
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/phailana, phailanA, phailanaa, phailanā, phailna, phailnA, phailnaa, phailnā/
1. carry intransitive verb
If a sound carries, you can hear it a long way away.
⇒ She screamed and the sound carried all over the house.
2. dilate transitive or intransitive verb
When things such as blood vessels or the pupils of your eyes dilate, or when something dilates them, they become wider or bigger.
⇒ Exercise dilates blood vessels.
3. enlarge transitive or intransitive verb
If you enlarge something, or if it enlarges, it becomes bigger.
⇒ They will either enlarge their kitchen or buy a new house. ⇒ The European Union has enlarged. ⇒ ...enlarged photographs.
4. expand transitive or intransitive verb
If something expands, or if you expand it, it becomes larger.
⇒ The old Greek city was expanded by the Romans. ⇒ I own a bookshop and want to expand the business.
5. fan phrasal verb
If a group of people or things fan out, they move forwards away from a particular point in different directions.
⇒ British, American, and French troops fanned out to the west.
6. flare intransitive verb
If something such as violence or anger flares, or if it flares up, it becomes worse.
⇒ Trouble flared in several American cities. ⇒ Dozens of people were injured as fighting flared up.
7. snowball intransitive verb
If something such as a campaign snowballs, it rapidly increases and grows.
⇒ From those early days the business has snowballed.
8. sprawl intransitive verb, uncountable noun
If a place sprawls over a large area of land, it completely covers that area. You can refer to this area as a sprawl.
⇒ ...Dublin's city sprawl.
9. spread transitive or intransitive verb
If something spreads, or if it is spread by people, it gradually reaches or affects a larger and larger area or more and more people.
⇒ Cholera is not spreading as quickly as it did in the past.
10. unfold transitive or intransitive verb
If someone unfolds something which has been folded or if it unfolds, it is opened out and becomes flat.
⇒ He quickly unfolded the blankets.
11. widen transitive or intransitive verb
If something widens, or if you widen it, it becomes greater in range, size, or variety or affects a larger number of people or things.
⇒ The search for my brother widened. ⇒ ...the widening gap between Britain's best and worst paid.
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Translation of फैलना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary