Definition of MAGNIFY

to add to the interest of by including made-up details <there's no need to magnify the events of your trip in order to make it seem impressive>
to assign a high status or value to <his newfound fame as an actor has finally magnified him in the eyes of his perennially doubting family>
to make markedly greater in measure or degree <the movie's sound effects magnify every crash and boom in the action scenes>
Antonyms abate, moderate
to proclaim the glory of <imposing cathedrals that were built to magnify the Lord and to inspire awe in worshippers>

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