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Synonyms for intensify
ɪnˈtɛn səˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalate, intensify, step up(verb)

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

    Synonyms:
    come forward, rev up, escalate, compound, step to the fore, come to the fore, step forward, heighten, come out, step up, deepen

  2. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen(verb)

    make more intense, stronger, or more marked

    "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"

    Synonyms:
    change, sharpen, enhance, escalate, compound, rise, step up, heighten, raise, combine, deepen

  3. intensify, deepen(verb)

    become more intense

    "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

    Synonyms:
    deepen, change, compound, escalate, step up, heighten

  4. intensify(verb)

    make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

    Synonyms:
    deepen, compound, escalate, step up, heighten

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intensify

    Synonyms:
    aggravate, augment, embitter, enhance, heighten, increase, magnify, make worse

    Antonyms:
    abate, alleviate, assuage, lessen, lighten, mitigate, moderate, reduce, relieve, remove, soften

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intensify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, make intense, make more intense

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intensify(v)

    Synonyms:
    aggravate, exacerbate, heighten

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How to use intensify in a sentence?

  1. Paul Ryan:

    We are in the fourth quarter of the House passing this bill which is the fourth committee—that’s when a lot of negotiations intensify near the end of the process, this is called legislating—we have to broker compromises to make sure we draft legislation that can actually pass.

  2. Zhu Haiquan:

    All measures seeking to increase military capacities will only intensify antagonism and will not help to solve the problem.

  3. Norihiro Fujito:

    In the very short term, it looks as if the impact of heightened geopolitical worries was limited to oil markets. But that is not the end of the story, u.S. sanctions could affect various industries. And tensions between Iran and Israel look set to intensify. Those will begin to cap share prices.

  4. Representative Adam Schiff:

    We've been discussing this for some time now, as the true intent of the committee becomes more and more obvious. And I think those conversations will intensify after this week.

  5. President Martin Lau:

    Every time after major crises or bubbles, those who survive become the best companies, so in my view, short-term pressure may intensify, but I'm optimistic for the long-term... Even though now is a relatively bad time, the best time awaits afterwards.


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