Student Thesaurus

One entry found for amplify.
Entry Word: amplify
Function: verb
Text: 1 to express more fully and in greater detail <after filing a report of missing luggage, he was asked to amplify a bit as to the circumstances> -- see EXPAND 1
2 to make greater in size, amount, or number <the number of blood volunteers was significantly amplified by the promise of thank-you gifts to donors> -- see INCREASE 1
3 to make markedly greater in measure or degree <a fox's large ears serve to amplify such sounds as little critters skittering among stones> -- see INTENSIFY