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amplify


verb
1. increase in size, volume or significance (Freq. 4)
- Her terror was magnified in her mind
Syn:
magnify
Derivationally related forms:
amplifier, magnitude (for: magnify), magnification (for: magnify)
Hypernyms:
enlarge
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
2. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
- tended to romanticize and exaggerate this 'gracious Old South' imagery
Syn:
overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify
Ant:
understate (for: overstate)
Derivationally related forms:
magnification (for: magnify), hyperbole (for: hyperbolize), exaggeration (for: exaggerate), overstatement (for: overstate)
Hypernyms:
misinform, mislead
Hyponyms:
overemphasize, overemphasise, overstress, boast, tout,
swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster,
vaunt, gasconade, embroider, pad, lard, embellish,
aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. exaggerate or make bigger
- The charges were inflated
Syn:
inflate, blow up, expand
Derivationally related forms:
expansive (for: expand)
Hypernyms:
increase
Hyponyms:
puff up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
4. increase the volume of
- amplify sound
Derivationally related forms:
amplifier
Hypernyms:
intensify, compound, heighten, deepen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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