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Synonyms for magnify
ˈmæg nəˌfaɪmag·ni·fy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. magnify

    Synonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, rage, raise, revive

    Antonyms:
    abate, decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. magnify

    Synonyms:
    enlarge, amplify, increase, augment, exaggerate, laud, extol

    Antonyms:
    diminish, contract, curtail, palliate, extenuate, decry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnify, amplifyverb

    increase in size, volume or significance

    "Her terror was magnified in her mind"

    Synonyms:
    exaggerate, blow up, amplify, hyperbolise, enlarge, overdraw, expand, hyperbolize, inflate, overstate

  2. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyverb

    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

    "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

    Synonyms:
    exaggerate, blow up, amplify, hyperbolise, enlarge, overdraw, expand, overdo, hyperbolize, inflate, overstate

  3. blow up, enlarge, magnifyverb

    make large

    "blow up an image"

    Synonyms:
    go ballistic, lucubrate, expatiate, puff out, exposit, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, puff up, expound, flesh out, puff, hit the roof, explode, throw a fit, combust, flip one's lid, expand, dilate, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, overstate, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, blow up, exaggerate, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, elaborate, inflate, aggrandize, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, dramatize, blow one's stack

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  1. make bigger

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. magnifyverb

    Synonyms:
    enlarge, augment, amplify, exaggerate, make great, increase the size of (to the eye)

  2. magnifyverb

    Synonyms:
    extol, exalt, elevate, celebrate, glorify, bless, laud, praise highly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. magnifyverb

    Synonyms:
    augment, amplify, enlarge, overstate, exaggerate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "magnify":

    amplify, enlarge, optimizes

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How to use magnify in a sentence?

  1. Gillam Deputy Mayor John McDonald:

    And in the bush, magnify that by 10-20 times. Forget it.

  2. Greg Mourad:

    This is another example of Biden throwing workers under the bus just to magnify the power of his big labor buddies, something we can sadly expect more of as Biden and his allies increasingly depend on forced-dues-backed union political muscle to push through their increasingly unpopular agenda.

  3. Utah Jazz:

    Connection and community have never been more important than it is today. Millions of people have been forced to leave behind their entire lives in Ukraine, the Utah Jazz Foundation is honored to partner with Airbnb.org to fund stays for refugees who have fled Ukraine – enough to fill every seat right here in our own house—Vivint Arena—nearly two times over. And we can’t stop there. I encourage every organization to support Airbnb.org’s important initiative, to magnify their impact and house enough refugees to fill their arenas or workplaces.

  4. Samuel Beckett:

    How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.

  5. Hudson Henry:

    You do not want to be looking through the viewfinder at the sun with your eye, it is only going to magnify it into your eye.


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