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intensify meaning

[ in'tensifai ]   Pronunciation:
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  • Verb: intensify  in'tensu`fI
    1. Increase in extent or intensity
      - escalate, step up 
    2. Make more intense, stronger, or more marked
      "The efforts were intensified"; "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"
      - compound, heighten, deepen 
    3. Become more intense
      "The debate intensified"
      - deepen 
    4. Make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

    Derived forms: intensified, intensifies, intensifying

    See also: intensification, intensifier, intensity

    Type of: alter, change, increase, modify


  • [Medicine]
    vb -fied; -fy·ing vt
    1 : to make intense or more intensive
    2
    a : to increase the density and contrast of (a photographic image) by special treatment
    b : to make more acute ‹use of illicit drugs intensifiedthe patient's condition›
    ¦ vi : to become intense or more intensive : grow stronger or more acute ‹the sore throat, headache, and fever intensifiedas the disease progressed› — in·ten·si·fi·ca·tion n
Examples
  • Blowing a fire intensifies the heat.
  • We must intensify our educational work among our own troops.
  • In the sunbelt states competition for land and water will intensify.
  • She seemed to bristle with fury, which the mockery of the other women about her only served to intensify.
  • Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech.
  • intensify the teaching of college students'national spirit
  • intensify nursing ethics to reduce nursing errors
  • Air force units have been ordered to intensify their patrols
  • We will intensify development of socialist culture
  • Study on manufacturing drug-put box to intensify the
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