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

  2. Intensify(verb)

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

  3. Origin: [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. Leonard Ngendakumana:

    We are behind them, and our intent is to intensify.

  2. Le Drian:

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

  3. President Francois Hollande:

    In the mean time, France will intensify its operations in Syria.

  4. Chief Executive Philippe Petitcolin:

    In the coming months, the challenge of the LEAP ramp-up will intensify.

  5. Adam Pollard:

    Exploration will likely intensify around the Zohr field and in neighbouring Cypriot blocks.

Images & Illustrations of intensify

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