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[ am-pluh-fi-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF amplification

Synonyms for amplification

  • elaboration
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • intensification
  • lengthening
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • widening
  • boosting
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • supplementing
  • upping
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Antonyms for amplification

  • abridgment
  • compression
  • decrease
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abridgement
  • condensation
  • contraction
  • shortening
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMPLIFICATION

"Because of the limit of amplification in the tubes," Arcot replied.

We must strike some sort of balance between my brevity and your amplification.

It is weak in amplification of examples during an age when amplification was practiced.

The book, then, is an amplification of the Bible book of "Daniel."

The death of the martyrs was at that time an amplification of rhetoric.

Only it should have been written there, in amplification, that there is a limit.

Of this, my present memoir is little more than an amplification.

The whole passage is an amplification and description of the "word" of ver.

Choose your C-battery for amplification and not detection and try to receive.

There is also a fourth operation which is usually performed and that is amplification.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "enlargement," from Latin amplificationem (nominative amplificatio) "a widening, extending," noun of action from past participle stem of amplificare (see amplify). Electronics sense is from 1915.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AMPLIFICATION

aggrandizement

nounincrease

enlargement

nounincrease, expansion

expansion

noungrowth
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