- (intransitive) To become great or large; increase; dilate.
- (intransitive, obsolete) To become great with child; become pregnant.
- (transitive) To make great; magnify; enlarge; increase.
- A favourite's business is to please his king, a minister's to greaten and exalt him.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- No blushes! all my body's blood / Has gone to greaten this poor heart, / That, loving, we may part.