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Synonyms 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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. magnify(v. a.)

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

  2. magnify(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

amplify, enlarge, optimizes


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