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Meaning of AMPLIATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Am"pli*ate\, v. t. [L. ampliatus, p. p. of ampliare to
    make wider, fr. amplus. See {Ample}.]
    To enlarge. [R.]
    
          To maintain and ampliate the external possessions of
          your empire.                             --Udall.
    
    
  2. \Am"pli*ate\, a. (Zo["o]l.)
    Having the outer edge prominent; said of the wings of
    insects.
    
    
 

 

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