intensify intensify  /ɪn ˈtɛn sə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) increase in extent or intensity
  2. (v) make more intense, stronger, or more marked
  3. (v) become more intense
  4. (v) make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Models will improve, and over time, we should have a better idea of just how much warming might intensify storms, and how that process works.
  2. Models will improve, and over time, we should have a better idea of just how much warming might intensify storms, and how that process works.
  3. On the other, conservative groups say the so-called plight of the polar bear is a gambit to intensify climate change hysteria.

News

  1. U.S. Manufacturers Face More Severe Problems In Finding Qualified Production Workers, a New Study Finds

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. manufacturers currently face a complex set of issues in finding qualified production and operations workers, leading to tens of thousands of unfilled positions throughout the industry. This is expected to intensify in the years...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  2. Mayhem in Istanbul hotel as protesters seek refuge

    Clashes between Turkish anti-government protesters and police intensify, as thousands take part in pro-government counter-protest
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. BOND REPORT: Treasurys Intensify Rally On Low-rate View

    BOND REPORT: Treasurys Intensify Rally On Low-rate View
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "Although we in the United States are taking many extraordinary measures to ease the crisis, we are not pursuing policies that would limit the flow of goods, services or capital, as such measures would only intensify the risks of a prolonged...
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: FOXNews

  2. The White House says Obama and Hu agreed to "intensify coordination and cooperation on global economic and financial issues."
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Halting contacts with Israel is useless," Abbas said. "On the contrary, we should intensify our contacts and our meetings to stop the suffering of our people."
    on Aug 3, 2004 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Palestine Media Center

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