Definitions for intensify

Definitions for (verb) intensify

Main entry: deepen, intensify

Definition: become more intense

Usage: The debate intensified; His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan

Main entry: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound

Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked

Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Main entry: step up, intensify, escalate

Definition: increase in extent or intensity

Usage: The Allies escalated the bombing

Main entry: intensify

Definition: make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

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