HyperDic: amplify

English > 4 senses of the word amplify:
VERBchangeamplify, magnifyincrease in size, volume or significance
communicationamplify, overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnifyto enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
changeamplify, inflate, blow up, expandexaggerate or make bigger
changeamplifyincrease the volume of
amplify > pronunciation
Soundsae'mplahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > amplify: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningincrease in size, volume or significance.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymmagnify
BroaderenlargeBecome larger or bigger
Spanishamplificar, magnificar
Catalanamplificar, magnificar
Nounsamplifierelectronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
English > amplify: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify
Narrowerboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseadd details to
overemphasize, overemphasise, overstressplace special or excessive emphasis on
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
Oppositeunderstate, minimize, minimise, downplayrepresent as less significant or important
Spanishampliar, exagerar, magnificar
Catalanampliar, exagerar, magnificar
English > amplify: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningexaggerate or make bigger.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsinflate, blow up, expand
Narrowerpuff upmake larger / larger or distend
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishampliar, amplificar, ensanchar, expandir
Catalanampliar, amplificar, eixamplar, estendre, expandir, inflar
English > amplify: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningincrease the volume of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"amplify sound"
Broaderintensify, compound, heighten, deepenmake more intense, stronger, or more marked
Spanishamplificar
Catalanamplificar
Nounsamplifierelectronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it

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