Definitions for: Fatten


[v] make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"



Webster (1913) Definition: Fat"ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fattened; p. pr. & vb.
n. Fattining.] [See Fat, v. t.]
1. To make fat; to feed for slaughter; to make fleshy or
plump with fat; to fill full; to fat.

2. To make fertile and fruitful; to enrich; as, to fatten
land; to fatten fields with blood. --Dryden.


Fat"ten, v. i.
To grow fat or corpulent; to grow plump, thick, or fleshy; to
be pampered.

And villains fatten with the brave man's labor.
--Otway.

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

See Also: alter, change, feed, give

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