amplify amplify  /ˈæm plə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) increase in size, volume or significance
  2. (v) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
  3. (v) exaggerate or make bigger
  4. (v) increase the volume of

Usage(s):

  1. Many of these funds leveraged their own investment in Madoff's funds, which could amplify the losses felt by the collapse of Madoff's firm.
  2. They are also looking at interventions that might amplify the molecule and presumably boost memory.
  3. Designed to collect sound from an iPhone and amplify it without using additional energy, the AirCurve works wonders thanks to the spiral structure inside its translucent base.

News

  1. Facebook, Twitter Amplify Growing Levels of Narcissism

    Social media such as Facebook and Twitter reflect and amplify the American culture's growing levels of narcissism, U.S. researchers say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  2. Study: Facebook, Twitter Amplify Narcissism

    Social media such as Facebook and Twitter reflect and amplify the American culture's growing levels of narcissism, U.S. researchers say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

  3. Facebook, Twitter reflect and amplify growing levels of narcissism

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 11 (UPI) -- Social media such as Facebook and Twitter reflect and amplify the American culture's growing levels of narcissism, U.S. researchers say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "The one thing that is certain is the need to hear and amplify the voices of black women," longtime civil rights activist Dorothy Height writes in the foreword. "Too often, our needs, concerns, struggles, and triumphs are diminished and...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Dorothy Height Source: Washington Post

  2. "Not only did he amplify some of those comments and defend them vigorously, he added to it. He put gasoline on the fire," Obama said. "Not only was he interested in using this platform to make statements I fundamentally disagree with and...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "You come here to amplify the attention for the movie, so you take whatever you can get," said Joel.
    on May 22, 2007 By: Coen brothers Source: International Herald Tribune

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