Synonyms for heighten

Synonyms for (verb) heighten

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: enhance, raise, heighten

Definition: increase

Usage: This will enhance your enjoyment; heighten the tension

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: sharpen, heighten

Definition: make (one's senses) more acute

Usage: This drug will sharpen your vision

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: heighten

Definition: make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity

Usage: heightened interest

Similar words: increase

Definition: make bigger or more

Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted


Synonyms: heighten, rise

Definition: become more extreme

Usage: The tension heightened

Similar words: increase

Definition: make bigger or more

Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted


Synonyms: heighten

Definition: increase the height of

Usage: The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load