increase in size, volume or significance
"Her terror was magnified in her mind"
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify(verb)
to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
"tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
inflate, blow up, expand, amplify(verb)
exaggerate or make bigger
"The charges were inflated"
increase the volume of
To render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like;used especially of loudspeakers, telescopes, microscopes, etc.
To enlarge by addition or discussion; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand; to make much of.
To increase the amplitude of something, especially of an electric current.
Origin: From amplifyen, from amplifier, from amplificare, from amplus + facere. See ample.
to render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like; -- used especially of telescopes, microscopes, etc
to enlarge by addition or discussion; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand; to make much of
to become larger
to speak largely or copiously; to be diffuse in argument or description; to dilate; to expatiate; -- often with on or upon
Origin: [F. amplifier, L. amplificare. See Ample, -fy.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
am′pli-fī, v.t. to make more copious in expression: to add to.—n. Amplificā′tion, enlargement.—adj. Amplificā′tory.—n. Am′plifier, one who amplifies: a lens which enlarges the field of vision. [L. amplus, large, and fac-ĕre, to make.]
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The numerical value of amplify in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of amplify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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