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Definition of 'amplify'


  1. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
       Synonyms: magnify
  2. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
       Synonyms: overstate exaggerate overdraw hyperbolize hyerbolise magnify
       Antonyms: understate minimize minimise downplay
  3. exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
       Synonyms: inflate blow up expand
  4. increase the volume of; "amplify sound"

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