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1 swell /ˈswɛl/ verb
swells; swelled; swelled or swollen /ˈswoʊlən/ ; swelling
1 swell
/ˈswɛl/
verb
swells; swelled; swelled or swollen /ˈswoʊlən/ ; swelling
Learner's definition of SWELL
[no object] : to become larger than normal often + up
[+ object] : to make (something, such as a river) larger or more full than normal
: to increase in size or number
[no object]
[+ object]
: to cause (something, such as a sail) to stretch outward and become full
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] : to feel an emotion strongly + with

a swelled head

see 1head

— swollen

adjective
2 swell /ˈswɛl/ noun
plural swells
2 swell
/ˈswɛl/
noun
plural swells
Learner's definition of SWELL
[count] : an upward and downward movement of the water in the sea
[noncount] : the curved or rounded shape of something
[singular]
: an increase in size or number
: an increase in loudness
: an increase in the strength of an emotion see also groundswell
[count] informal + old-fashioned : a socially important or fashionable person
3 swell /ˈswɛl/ adjective
3 swell
/ˈswɛl/
adjective
Learner's definition of SWELL
US, informal + old-fashioned
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