tó-brǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-brǽdan
p. de. I. to make broad, enlarge, extend, make great in size or number, a. of material objects Hig tóbrǽdaþ hyra healsbéc dilatant philacteria sua, Mt. Kmbl. 23, 5. b. of non-material objects, to make great, magnify, multiply, increase, improve the condition of a person Ðeáh heora sý mycle má ðonne úre, þeáh ðú ús tóbrǽdest ongeán hý, and wið hí gefriðast, Ps. Th. 11, 9. Ðú tóbrǽdest heorte míne dilatasti cor meum, Ps. Spl. 118, 32. Tóbrét dilatat, Kent. Gl. 648. Ðú ná tóbrǽddest fýnd míne ofer mé, Ps. Spl. 29, l: 4, 1. Ðú ðín sóðfæst weorc tóbrǽddest multiplicasti justitiam tuam. Ps. Th. 70, 20. Ða earfoðu mínre heortan synd swýðe tóbrǽd (dilatatae), 24, 15. II. to expand, extend, spread out, open wide, distend Gif ðú ðínes scipes segl ongeán ðone wind tóbrǽdst, Bt. 7, 2 ; Fox 18, 32. Mid hú miclum gódum willan Dryhten tóbrǽt (expandit) ðone greádan his mildheortnesse ongén ða ðe tó him gecierraþ. Past. 52; Swt. 405, 9. Hé tóbrǽdde (expandit) his feðeru. Deut. 32, 11. Tóbrǽd ðíne handa swilce (ðú) sceát ástrecce, Techm. ii. 122, 24. Tóbrǽd múð ðín open thy mouth wide (A. V. ), Ps. Spl. 80, 9. Áþened, tóbrǽd distenta, i. extenta, tóbrǽde destentat. Wrt. Voc. ii. 141, 22, 23. Tóbrǽddum apertis, 5, 15. Wé sǽton bócum tóbrǽddon. Salm. Kmbl. 863 ; Sal. 431. III. to extend, spread abroad, diffuse Ðeós wyrt wið ða eorðan hyre telgran tóbrǽdeþ, Lchdm. i. 324, 3. Tó hwon wilnige gé, ðæt gé eówerne naman tóbrǽdan ofer ðone teóþan dǽl? Bt. 18, 1 ; Fox 62, 25. Ðonne mæg hine scamian ðære brǽdinge his hlísan for ðam hé hine ne mæg furþum tóbrǽdan (tóbrédan, Met. 10, 15) ofer ða nearwan eorþan áne brevem replere non valentis ambitum pudebit aucti nominis, 19; Fox 68, 25. His naman tóbrǽdan geond ealle eorþan, 30, 1 ; Fox 108, 12. God hafaþ his gemynd on heofonum and on eorðan tóbrǽd. Chr. 979; Erl. 129, 18. Binnan ðǽm feówer hyrnum ðises middangeardes is tóbrǽdd Godes folc sancta ecclesia per quatuor mundi partes dilatata tenditur, Past. 22 ; Swt. 171, 4. Tóbrǽdde diffusa, i. sparsa, dispersa. Wrt. Voc. ii. 140, 16. III a. intrans. :-- Of ðyson eahta deófles cræftan ealle unþeáwas up áspringaþ and syððan tóbrǽdaþ ealles tó wíde, Wulfst. 68, 17. [O. H. Ger. ze-breiten.]
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