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ESL Word of the Day – Enhance

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 @ 11:01 AM
posted by Jo


To improve something; To make greater, as in value, beauty, or effectiveness.

Example Usage:  The candlelight enhanced her beauty; Rarity enhances the value of old coins.

Did you know...? The word 'enhance' was the Oxford Dictionary's 190th most-viewed word last year.

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2 Responses to “ESL Word of the Day – Enhance”

  1. Lara says:

    Pls, explain wih more examples.
    I will look forward to your explanation. Thank you in advance.

    • Jo says:

      Hi Lara,

      Here are a few more examples:

      * Good lighting will enhance any room (= good lighting will make the room look better)
      * The publicity has enhanced his reputation (= publicity has improved his reputation)
      * I applied make-up to enhance my features (= I used make-up to make my features more beautiful)

      I hope this helps.