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

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

  • Her terror was magnified in her mind

Synonyms for magnify in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 2: make large - [verb of change]

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

  • blow up an image

Synonyms for magnify in the sense of this definition

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

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

(magnify belongs to category ...) the act of taking and printing photographs

Definition 3: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth - [verb of communication]

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

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

Synonyms for magnify in the sense of this definition

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

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

"I cannot overemphasize the importance of this book"

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

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

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