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Definition 1: become round, plump, or shapely - [verb of body]

Samples where flesh out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The young woman is fleshing out

Synonyms for flesh out in the sense of this definition

(flesh out is a kind of ...) increase (one's body weight)

"She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

Definition 2: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing - [verb of communication]

Samples where flesh out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

Synonyms for flesh out in the sense of this definition

(flesh out is a kind of ...) make clear and (more) comprehensible

"clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

(... is a kind of flesh out ) provide details for

(... is a kind of flesh out ) state

"set forth one's reasons"

(... is a kind of flesh out ) clarify by giving an example of

(... is a kind of flesh out ) be specific about

"Could you please specify your criticism of my paper?"

Definition 3: make fat or plump - [verb of consumption]

Samples where flesh out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We will plump out that poor starving child

Synonyms for flesh out in the sense of this definition

(flesh out is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(flesh out implies ...) give food to

"Feed the starving children in India" "don't give the child this tough meat"

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