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Definition 1: increase in size, volume or significance - [verb of change]

Samples where amplify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her terror was magnified in her mind

Synonyms for amplify in the sense of this definition

(amplify is a kind of ...) become larger or bigger

Definition 2: increase the volume of - [verb of change]

Samples where amplify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • amplify sound

(amplify is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 3: exaggerate or make bigger - [verb of change]

Samples where amplify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The charges were inflated

Synonyms for amplify in the sense of this definition

(amplify is a kind of ...) make bigger or more

"The boss finally increased her salary" "The university increased the number of students it admitted"

(... is a kind of amplify ) make larger or distend

"The estimates were puffed up"

Definition 4: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth - [verb of communication]

Samples where amplify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

Synonyms for amplify in the sense of this definition

(amplify is a kind of ...) give false or misleading information to

(... is a kind of amplify ) place special or excessive emphasis on

"I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book"

(... is a kind of amplify ) show off

(... is a kind of amplify ) add details to

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