Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (intransitive) To become fatter
- He gradually fattened in the five years after getting married.
- (transitive) To cause to be fatter
- We must fatten the turkey in time for Thanksgiving.
- (transitive) To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich.
- to fatten land
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
to become fatter
to cause to be fatter