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Definition of: AGGRAVATE
- (v. t.) To make heavy or heavier; to add to; to increase.
- (v. t.) To make worse, or more severe; to render less tolerable or less excusable; to make more offensive; to enhance; to intensify.
- (v. t.) To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances.
- (v. t.) To exasperate; to provoke; to irritate.