1. [ verb ] make fat or plump
Synonyms: fatten plump fill_out plump_out fatten_out fatten_up fat

"We will plump out that poor starving child"

Related terms: change feed
2. [ verb ] become round, plump, or shapely
Synonyms: fill_out round

"The young woman is fleshing out"

Related terms: gain
3. [ verb ] add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
Synonyms: elaborate expound enlarge exposit expand lucubrate dilate expatiate

"She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

Related terms: abridge clarify exemplify set_forth specify detail amplification exposition expansion expatiation dilation expansion lucubration
Similar spelling:   fleshed_out