Synonyms for (verb) flesh out

Synonyms: fill out, flesh out, round

Definition: become round, plump, or shapely

Usage: The young woman is fleshing out

Similar words: gain, put on

Definition: increase (one's body weight)

Usage: She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising


Synonyms: lucubrate, dilate, elaborate, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, enlarge, flesh out

Definition: add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

Usage: She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate

Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible

Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death


Synonyms: plump, plump out, fill out, flesh out, fat, fatten, fatten out, fatten up

Definition: make fat or plump

Usage: We will plump out that poor starving child

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue