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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. 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.

  2. Alan Riley:

    The level of scrutiny is likely to intensify. This will make filing in EU merger cases trickier if you need detailed corporate information on a large number of SOEs, if you think about ChemChina, they may well face a huge demand for information from the commission in relation to at least other bio and agriculture SOEs and then they would have to hope there are not many overlaps.

  3. Anne Schuchat:

    The more we intensify the testing and expand the public health capacity and assure that our hospital capacity and material to support the hospitals is adequate or has excess, the better we're going to be in the fall.

  4. Cui Tiankai:

    It will certainly undermine and weaken the motivation of United States to engage in negotiations and consultations for solving their disputes, it will certainly intensify conflict and even confrontation.

  5. Ambassador John Bass:

    There is conversation with the Turkish military and government to talk about opportunities to intensify support to those groups and to push Daesh east from the current line.


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