Enlarging a conception with the addition of to this which can be already known or obtained
- Enlarging a conception by adding to that particular that will be currently known or received.
(Lat. ampliare, to produce wider; Ger. Erweiterungsurteil) Synthetic; serving to expand. In an ampliative wisdom the predicate adds anything not currently included in the meaning of the subject-term. Contrasted with analytic or explicative. -- O.F.K.
(a.) Enlarging a conception by adding to that that will be currently understood or received.
It may be defined as a didactic or homiletic development of some thought or theme, characterized by a more subjective, imaginative and ampliative treatment.