Definition of Amplify in English :

Define Amplify in English

Amplify meaning in English

Meaning of Amplify in English

Pronunciation of Amplify in English

Amplify pronunciation in English

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1. amplify, magnify

increase in size, volume or significance

Example Sentences:
'Her terror was magnified in her mind'

2. amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Example Sentences:
'tended to romanticize and exaggerate this gracious Old South' imagery'

3. amplify, blow up, expand, inflate

exaggerate or make bigger

Example Sentences:
'The charges were inflated'

4. amplify

increase the volume of

Example Sentences:
'amplify sound'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -fies, -fying or -fied
1. (transitive)
to increase in size, extent, effect, etc, as by the addition of extra material; augment; enlarge; expand
2. electronics
to produce amplification of (electrical signals); increase the amplitude of (signals)
3. (transitive) US
to exaggerate
4. (intransitive)
to expand or enlarge a speech, narrative, etc

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈampliˌfied or ˈampliˌfying
to make larger or stronger; increase or extend (power, authority, etc.)
to develop more fully, as with details, examples, statistics, etc.
to amplify a point in a debate
3.  Rare
to exaggerate
4.  Electronics
to increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
verb intransitive
to speak or write at length; expatiate

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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v. am·pli·fied, am·pli·fy·ing, am·pli·fies
1. To make larger or more powerful; increase.
2. To add to, as by illustrations; make complete.
3. To exaggerate.
4. To produce amplification of: amplify an electrical signal.
To write or discourse at length; expatiate: Let me amplify so that you will understand the overall problem.

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