What does the word expand mean?

Usage examples for expand

  1. " Now if your publishers continue to expand the publication at the rate of a thousand planets a year, your book should easily last for another century. – A World by the Tale by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. I was now taken up with larger concerns, working furiously to expand my success and for a year after leaving the Intelligencer I doubt if I gave it more than a minute's thought a day. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  3. Now, the effect of heat upon air is to expand it, make it light, and cause it to rise. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne