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Wordnet 3.0


1. enlarged to an abnormal degree;
- Example: "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes"
[syn: exaggerated, magnified, enlarged]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Magnify \Mag"ni*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Magnified; p. pr. & vb. n. Magnifying.] [OE. magnifien, F. magnifier, L. magnificare. See Magnific.] 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. [1913 Webster] The least error in a small quantity . . . will in a great one . . . be proportionately magnified. --Grew. [1913 Webster] 2. To increase the importance of; to augment the esteem or respect in which one is held. [1913 Webster] On that day the Lord magnified Joshua in the sight of all Israel. --Joshua iv. 14. [1913 Webster] 3. To praise highly; to laud; to extol. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] O, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. --Ps. xxxiv. 3. [1913 Webster] 4. To exaggerate; as, to magnify a loss or a difficulty. [1913 Webster] To magnify one's self (Script.), to exhibit pride and haughtiness; to boast. To magnify one's self against (Script.), to oppose with pride. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

magnified \magnified\ adj. enlarged to an abnormal degree. Syn: exaggerated, enlarged. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

magnified adj 1: enlarged to an abnormal degree; "thick lenses exaggerated the size of her eyes" [syn: exaggerated, magnified, enlarged]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "magnified": accelerated, aggrandized, aggravated, amplified, annoyed, apotheosized, augmented, awesome, ballyhooed, beatified, beefed-up, big, bloated, boosted, broadened, canonized, deepened, deified, deliberately provoked, disproportionate, elevated, embittered, eminent, enhanced, enlarged, ennobled, enshrined, enthroned, exacerbated, exaggerated, exalted, exasperated, excellent, excessive, exorbitant, expanded, extended, extravagant, extreme, glorified, grand, grandiloquent, great, heated up, heightened, held in awe, high, high and mighty, high-flown, hiked, hotted up, hyperbolic, immortal, immortalized, increased, inflated, inordinate, intensified, irritated, jazzed up, lofty, mighty, multiplied, overdone, overdrawn, overemphasized, overemphatic, overestimated, overgreat, overlarge, overpraised, oversold, overstated, overstressed, overwrought, prodigal, profuse, proliferated, provoked, puffed, raised, reinforced, sainted, sanctified, shrined, soured, spread, stiffened, strengthened, stretched, sublime, supereminent, superlative, swollen, throned, tightened, touted, widened, worse, worsened