Synonyms for magnifyˈmæg nəˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magnify, amplify(verb)

    increase in size, volume or significance

    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

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

  3. blow up, enlarge, magnify(verb)

    make large

    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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. magnify(v. a.)

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

  2. magnify(v. a.)

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

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List of paraphrases:

amplify, enlarge, optimizes

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