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1. magnify

verb. ['ˈmægnəˌfaɪ'] increase in size, volume or significance.

Synonyms

  • amplify

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • inhale

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Words that Rhyme with Magnify

  • acidify
  • amplify
  • beatify
  • calcify
  • certify
  • clarify
  • classify
  • codify
  • crucify
  • decertify
  • declassify
  • deify
  • demystify
  • detoxify
  • dignify
  • disqualify
  • diversify
  • diversify
  • falsify
  • glorify

Example sentences of the word magnify


1. Verb, base form
Street light lenses function to magnify the effect of the light inside.

Quotes containing the word magnify


1. There is something really horrific for any human being who feels he is being consumed by other people. I'm talking about a writer's critics, who don't address what you've written, but want to probe into your existence and magnify the trivia of your life without any sense of humor, without any sense of context.
- Wole Soyinka

2. My soul doth magnify the Lord,And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.
- Mary (mother of Jesus), Holy Bible: King James Version

3. Grace is the pleasure of God to magnify the worth of God by giving sinners the right and power to delight in God without obscuring the glory of God.
- John Piper

2. magnify

verb. ['ˈmægnəˌfaɪ'] to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth.

Synonyms

  • overstress
  • embellish
  • overemphasise
  • shoot a line
  • blow
  • hyperbolize
  • hyperbolise
  • overemphasize
  • tout
  • overstate
  • gasconade
  • amplify
  • exaggerate
  • boast
  • bluster
  • dramatize
  • lard
  • overdraw
  • embroider
  • aggrandize
  • dramatise
  • swash
  • mislead
  • gas
  • aggrandise
  • pad
  • brag
  • vaunt
  • misinform

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • come
  • conserve
  • lack

3. magnify

verb. ['ˈmægnəˌfaɪ'] make large.

Synonyms

  • enlarge
  • blow up

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • deflate
  • worsen
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