how to pronounce magnify

/ˈmæɡnəˌfaɪ/

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magnify is pronounced in three syllables

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mæɡnəfaɪ

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An example use of magnify in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… can also sort of magnify this and …”

meanings of magnify

verb:

  1. To make (something) appear larger by means of a lens, magnifying glass, telescope etc.
  2. To make (someone or something) appear greater or more important than it is; to intensify, exaggerate.
  3. To have effect; to be of importance or significance.
  4. To praise, glorify (someone or something, especially God).
  5. To make (something) larger or more important.

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