• (RP) IPA: /ɪnˈhɑːns/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈhæns/

enhance (enhances, present participle enhancing; past and past participle enhanced)

  1. (obsolete) To lift, raise up.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.i:
      nought aghast, his mightie hand enhaunst: / The stroke down from her head vnto her shoulder glaunst.
  2. To augment or make something greater.
  3. To improve something by adding features.
  4. (intransitive) To be raised up; to grow larger.
    A debt enhances rapidly by compound interest.
  5. (radiology) To take up contrast agent (for an organ, tissue, or lesion).
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