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    amplify

    amplify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word amplify

    Definition
    (verb) increase in size, volume or significance
    Synonyms : magnify
    Example Sentence
    • Her terror was magnified in her mind
    Definition
    (verb) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    Example Sentence
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery
    Definition
    (verb) exaggerate or make bigger
    Synonyms : blow up , expand , inflate
    Example Sentence
    • The charges were inflated
    Definition
    (verb) increase the volume of
    Example Sentence
    • amplify sound
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amplify

from amplus "large" + the root of facere "make, do"

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