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Magnify

Mag´ni`fy
v. t.1.To make great, or greater; to increase the dimensions of; to amplify; to enlarge, either in fact or in appearance; as, the microscope magnifies the object by a thousand diameters.
[imp. & p. p. Magnified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Magnifying .]
2.To increase the importance of; to augment the esteem or respect in which one is held.
3.To praise highly; to laud; to extol.
O, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.
- Ps. xxxiv. 3.
4.To exaggerate; as, to magnify a loss or a difficulty.
To magnify one's self
(Script.) to exhibit pride and haughtiness; to boast.
To magnify one's self against
(Script.) to oppose with pride.
v. i.1.To have the power of causing objects to appear larger than they really are; to increase the apparent dimensions of objects; as, some lenses magnify but little.
2.To have effect; to be of importance or significance.
Verb1.magnify - increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
Synonyms: amplify
2.magnify - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
3.magnify - make large; "blow up an image"
Synonyms: blow up, enlarge
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