What does intensify mean?

Definitions for intensify
ɪnˈtɛn səˌfaɪin·ten·si·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalate, intensify, step up(verb)

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

  2. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen(verb)

    make more intense, stronger, or more marked

    "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"

  3. intensify, deepen(verb)

    become more intense

    "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

  4. intensify(verb)

    make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

Wiktionary

  1. intensify(Verb)

    To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity.

  2. intensify(Verb)

    To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intensify(verb)

    to render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity

    Etymology: [Intense + -fly.]

  2. Intensify(verb)

    to become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy

    Etymology: [Intense + -fly.]

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How to say intensify in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intensify in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intensify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of intensify in a Sentence

  1. Le Drian:

    We'll see how we can intensify our efforts in Iraq and Syria.

  2. Bob Rubino:

    Buyers have decided: I'm in or I'm out, i think that will intensify and accelerate M&A discussions in 2015.

  3. Miguel Arias Canete:

    We have sent a message to our Iranian friends that as long as they are sticking to the agreement the Europeans will... fulfill their commitment. And they said the same thing on the other side, we will try to intensify our flows of trade that have been very positive for the Iranian economy.

  4. The OECD:

    Australia needs to intensify mitigation efforts to reach its Paris Agreement goal: emissions are projected to increase by 2030.

  5. Fox News:

    No matter where this ultimately goes, it does look like its going to land along the Florida coast but its running over warm water and its going to continue to intensify.

Images & Illustrations of intensify

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