Thesaurus > Related Words: intensify

  Words related to intensify

Related / Similar Words: deepen, compound, heighten, escalate, step up

 

Definition:
  • become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan";
  • make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions";
  • increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing";
  • make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark;

  •  
    Hyponyms: build, redouble, erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out, condense, sharpen, accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken, heat up, hot up, screw up, fan, enhance, heighten, raise, amplify

     

    Derivational Morphology: intensity, intensiveness, intensification, intensifier, intensive, increase, step-up, escalation, saturation, chroma, vividness

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z