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Overview of verb magnify

The verb magnify has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (4) magnify, amplify

(increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind")

2. (1) overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify

(to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

3. (1) blow up, enlarge, magnify

(make large; "blow up an image") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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