Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) swell (increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity) "The music swelled to a crescendo"
- S: (v) swell, puff up (become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger) "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
- S: (v) swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce (expand abnormally) "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
- S: (v) well up, swell (come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)) "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
- S: (v) well, swell (come up, as of a liquid) "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
- S: (v) swell (cause to become swollen) "The water swells the wood"
- S: (adj) bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old (very good) "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"; "we had a grand old time"