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Related / Similar Words: focus, focalize, focalise, heighten, taper, point

 

Definition:
  • put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie";
  • become sharp or sharper; "The debate sharpened";
  • make sharp or sharper; "We had to sharpen our arguments";
  • make (one''s senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision";
  • give a point to; "The candles are tapered";
  • raise the pitch of (musical notes);
  • make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives";
  • make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper;

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    See Also: focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center, taper off, peter out, fizzle out, fizzle

     

    Hyponyms: refocus, pin down, narrow down, subtilize, subtilise, acuminate, strap, edge, strop, whet, hone, focus

     

    Derivational Morphology: focalization, focalisation, focusing, focus, point, tip, peak, pointedness, taper, sharpener

     

     
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