amplify


amplify

verb

Definition of AMPLIFY

1
to express more fully and in greater detail <after filing a report of missing luggage, he was asked to amplify a bit as to the circumstances>
Synonyms amplify, develop, dilate (on or upon), elaborate (on), enlarge (on or upon), flesh (out)
2
to make greater in size, amount, or number <the number of blood volunteers was significantly amplified by the promise of thank-you gifts to donors>
3
to make markedly greater in measure or degree <a fox's large ears serve to amplify such sounds as little critters skittering among stones>
Antonyms abate, moderate

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