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ɪnˈtɛn səˌfaɪ ərin·ten·si·fi·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intensifier, intensive(noun)

    a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

    "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"


  1. intensifier(Noun)

    That which intensifies.

  2. intensifier(Noun)

    A word or particle that heightens or lowers the intensity of meaning of an item.

  3. intensifier(Noun)

    An agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

  4. Origin: ; from the most common use of such terms, to intensify#Verb an adjective.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intensifier(noun)

    one who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture

Editors Contribution

  1. intensifier

    A word used to emphasize another word or the action of a word.

    An example of an intensifier is " my feet were really cold" so really is the intensifier.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2017  

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How to say intensifier in sign language?

  1. intensifier


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intensifier in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intensifier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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