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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. make fat or plump;
- Example: "We will plump out that poor starving child"
[syn: fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up]

2. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing;
- Example: "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
[syn: elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate]

3. become round, plump, or shapely;
- Example: "The young woman is fleshing out"
[syn: round, flesh out, fill out]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flesh out v 1: make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child" [syn: fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up] 2: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation" [syn: elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate] [ant: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten] 3: become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out" [syn: round, flesh out, fill out]