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Definition of Magnify


  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.
  2. To increase the importance of; to augment the esteem or respect in which one is held.
  3. To praise highly; to land; to extol.
  4. To exaggerate; as, to magnify a loss or a difficulty.
  5. 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.
  6. To have effect; to be of importance or significance.

Magnify Quotations

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Bill Gates

Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
Aldous Huxley

Exceptionally hard decisions can deplete your energy to the point at which you finally cave in. If you mentally crumble and degenerate into negative thinking, you'll magnify the problem to the point where it can haunt you.
John C. Maxwell

Fame is hollow. It amplifies what is there. If there is any self-doubt, or hatred, or lack of ability to connect with people, fame will magnify it.
Alanis Morissette

A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better.
Fred Allen
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Magnify Translations

magnify in French is magnifions, magnifier, magnifiez, magnifient
magnify in Spanish is magnificar, agrandar

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