en·hance /ɪnˈhæn(t)s, ɛn-/
En·hance v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enhanced p. pr. & vb. n. Enhancing ]
1. To raise or lift up; to exalt. [Obs.]
Who, naught aghast, his mighty hand enhanced. --Spenser.
2. To advance; to augment; to increase; to heighten; to make more costly or attractive; as, to enhance the price of commodities; to enhance beauty or kindness; hence, also, to render more heinous; to aggravate; as, to enhance crime.
The reputation of ferocity enhanced the value of their services, in making them feared as well as hated. --Southey.
En·hance, v. i. To be raised up; to grow larger; as, a debt enhances rapidly by compound interest.
v 1: increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the
tension" [syn: heighten, raise]
2: make better or more attractive; "This sauce will enhance the
flavor of the meat"