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Synonyms for expansion
ɪkˈspæn ʃənex·pan·sion

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  1. expansionnoun

    Antonyms:
    contraction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expansion, enlargementnoun

    the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, blowup, magnification, expanding upon, enlargement

    Antonyms:
    contraction

  2. expansionnoun

    a function expressed as a sum or product of terms

    "the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, expanding upon, enlargement

    Antonyms:
    contraction

  3. expansion, enlargement, elaborationnoun

    a discussion that provides additional information

    Synonyms:
    intricacy, elaborateness, elaboration, enlargement, magnification, blowup, amplification, involution, expanding upon, refinement, working out

    Antonyms:
    contraction

  4. expansion, expanding uponnoun

    adding information or detail

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, expanding upon, enlargement

    Antonyms:
    contraction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    expanding, spreading, opening

  2. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilatation, distension, swelling

  3. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    enlargement, increase, diffusion

  4. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    extent, expanse

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilation, distension, enlargement

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How to use expansion in a sentence?

  1. Greg Gianforte:

    Incentives matter and the vast expansion of federal unemployment benefits is now doing more harm than good, we need to incentivize Montanans to reenter the workforce.

  2. Maxine Waters:

    Facebook has data on billions of people and has repeatedly shown a disregard for the protection and careful use of this data, with the announcement that it plans to create a cryptocurrency, Facebook is continuing its unchecked expansion and extending its reach into the lives of its users.

  3. Sri Paravaikkarasu:

    Jet fuel demand will be strong in the coming years and Asia will be a main market, with resilient growth in passenger air traffic and cargo needs, the pickup in aviation activities and relatively lower fuel costs will underpin demand expansion.

  4. David Bergstein:

    Structurally they are betting the farm and everything possible to get through these midterms, and they are just opening up the checkbook to do it. ' Public investment shrinks as safety net balloonsWhatever the immediate political impact, if President Joe Biden ultimately signs anything like the proposed program, it would mark a new era in Washington's role in the economy.Over the past 50 years, federal spending, as a share of the nation's economic output, has averaged about 20.6 %, according to calculations by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a centrist group that argues for budgetary restraint. Washington has significantly exceeded that level only in times of crisis : Spending reached 24 % of the nation's gross domestic product during Obama's first term immediately after the 2008 financial crisis and roughly 32 % during the Covid pandemic, federal figures show. ( Federal spending as a share of the economy reached its modern high of more than 40 % at the height of World War II.) Though federal spending over the past half century has remained relatively constant at about one-fifth of the economy, the composition of that spending has shifted dramatically. Over that period, public investment -- defined primarily as federal spending on infrastructure, education and training, and support for research and development -- has declined, while the safety net -- including such payments to individuals as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food assistance and various tax credits for families -- has soared. Its totally different from anything put forward by Obama or Clinton. In terms of any kind of coherent strategic focus theres been nothing like this since the build-out of the suburbs, and the buildup of the educational system.Josh Bivens, research director, Economic Policy InstituteIn 1969, federal figures show, public investment and payments to individuals each consumed nearly one-third of total federal spending, an amount equal to about 6 % of the economy. By 2019, the last year before Washington poured huge sums into the Covid crisis, public investment had fallen to just 12.5 % of Responsible Federal Budget while payments to individuals had grown past 70 %. Public investment now equals only about 2.5 % of the economy, while payments to individuals consume more than five times as much.The exact distribution between public investment and safety net spending in the Democratic plans isn't known, because the party hasn't released details on the funding levels in the $ 3.5 trillion budget blueprint that Senate Democrats recently agreed on. But it's clear that the proposal -- coupled with the bipartisan infrastructure agreement advancing on a separate track -- would represent a huge expansion on both fronts.The infusion of new money for public investment might be most striking, given how steadily it has lost ground in federal priorities. Public investment fell from about 30 % of federal spending in the late 1960s to about 20 % by the late 1970s and 15 % by the mid-1990s, a plateau from which it's since drifted further down except for a brief recovery under Obama's first-term stimulus plan. The budget plans Senate Democrats are advancing would provide a more lasting turnaround. The bipartisan plan would spend almost $ 600 billion on.

  5. Vice President Andy Challenger:

    There's still shakeout to come in terms of legacy huge retailers, the companies that are barely escaping bankruptcy during the greatest expansion in American history, there will always be a downturn, and they will have a very hard time.


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