EKE, v.t. [L. augeo.]1. To increase; to enlarge; as, to eke a store of provisions. 2. To add to; to supply what is wanted; to enlarge by addition; sometimes with out; as, to eke or eke out a piece of cloth; to eke out a performance.3. To lengthen; to prolong; as, to eke out the time.
EKE, adv. [L. ac, and also.] Also, likewise; in addition.'Twill be prodigious hard to prove,That this is eke the throne of love.
[This word is nearly obsolete, being used only in poetry of the familiar and ludicrous kind.]