Synonyms for amplify
- beef up
- build up
- flesh out
- hike up
- jack up
- soup up
Antonyms for amplify
- play down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMPLIFY
This defence is enough, but it is easy to amplify and reintrench it.
He took the word from Bob and made no attempt to alter or to amplify it.
This will do for a start, sir; we will amplify on the march!
Rabbi Jeiteles interrupted his class to amplify upon the passage just read.
Let us transform and amplify that power and we encompass—destruction.
I will give you the answers at once, briefly, and amplify them afterwards.
Not only must it preserve the body of knowledge, but it must verify, amplify and enrich it.
But we must first amplify the definition of perspectives and biographies.
Again, it has been added to scores of others apparently to amplify their proportions.
Nor did they amplify in the matter; for the Parthenon alone cost £145,000.
early 15c., "to enlarge or expand," from Middle French amplifier, from Latin amplificare "to enlarge," from amplificus "splendid," from amplus "large" (see ample) + the root of facere "make, do" (see factitious). Meaning "augment in volume or amount" is from 1570s. Restriction of use to sound seems to have emerged in the electronic age, c.1915, in reference to radio technology.