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Definition 1: become more intense - [verb of change]

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

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

Synonyms for intensify in the sense of this definition

(intensify is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of intensify ) develop and grow

"Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"

(... is a kind of intensify ) make twice as great or intense

"The screaming redoubled"

(... is a kind of intensify ) erupt or intensify suddenly

"Unrest erupted in the country" "Tempers flared at the meeting" "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"

(... is a kind of intensify ) become more compact or concentrated

"Her feelings condensed"

(... is a kind of intensify ) become sharp or sharper

"The debate sharpened"

(... is a kind of intensify ) move faster

"The car accelerated"

Definition 2: make more intense, stronger, or more marked - [verb of change]

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

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

Synonyms for intensify in the sense of this definition

(intensify is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(... is a kind of intensify ) make more intense

"Emotions were screwed up"

(... is a kind of intensify ) make (an emotion) fiercer

"fan hatred"

(... is a kind of intensify ) increase

"This will enhance your enjoyment" "heighten the tension"

(... is a kind of intensify ) increase the volume of

"amplify sound"

(... is a kind of intensify ) make crisp or more crisp and precise

"We had to sharpen our arguments"

(... is a kind of intensify ) make (one's senses) more acute

"This drug will sharpen your vision"

(intensify causes ...) become more intense

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

Definition 3: increase in extent or intensity - [verb of change]

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

  • The Allies escalated the bombing

Synonyms for intensify in the sense of this definition

(intensify 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 intensify ) double in magnitude, extent, or intensity

"The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio"

Definition 4: make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark - [verb of change]

(intensify is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(intensify belongs to category ...) the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies

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