Antonyms for magnifyˈmæg nəˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnify, amplify(verb)

    increase in size, volume or significance

    "Her terror was magnified in her mind"

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

  2. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify(verb)

    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, magnify

  3. blow up, enlarge, magnify(verb)

    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, magnify, 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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. magnify

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. micrify

    verb (used with object): to make small or insignificant

    for further capacity expansion of magnetic tape storage media, it is necessary to micrify the particle size and increase the recording density.

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