What is another word for magnify?

2066 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈaɡnɪfˌa͡ɪ], [ mˈaɡnɪfˌa‍ɪ], [ m_ˈa_ɡ_n_ɪ_f_ˌaɪ]

Magnify is a term used to describe the act of enlarging or amplifying something, often figuratively. There are several other words that can be used as synonyms for magnify. These include amplify, increase, intensify, enhance, augment, boost, enlarge, expand, widen, heighten, and exaggerate. Each of these words has a slightly different nuance, but all convey a sense of making something bigger, stronger, or more powerful. For example, one might amplify an argument by providing more evidence, or enhance a photograph by adjusting its contrast and brightness. By using these synonyms, writers and speakers can add variety and depth to their language and emphasize different aspects of the concept they are discussing.

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What are the opposite words for magnify?

The word magnify means to make something appear larger or more important than it actually is. Its antonyms are words that convey reducing or minimizing something. Some of the antonyms of magnify include ignore, underestimate, belittle, diminish, decrease, reduce, shrink, and minimize. Ignoring means not giving importance to something or pretending it is not there. Underestimating means under-evaluating the importance or significance of something. Belittling means making someone or something appear small or worthless. Diminishing, decreasing, and reducing mean to make something smaller or reduce its value. Shrinking means to make something smaller in size or significance, while minimizing means downplaying something's importance or impact.

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Usage examples for Magnify

Then I was annoyed at myself because my mind had seized upon such a petty factor as a question of supper to magnify into importance.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
The conventions of the constitution could not exist without respect for precedent, and where the institutions and liberties of a country depend not upon a written code, but upon custom, there is a natural tendency to magnify the importance of tradition and precedent in themselves.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)"
A. Lawrence Lowell
Teacher and student are alike urged to magnify the observational side of the subject and to strive to obtain in their work the maximum degree of precision of which their apparatus is capable.
"A Text-Book of Astronomy"
George C. Comstock

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