intensify (Meaning)

Wordnet

intensify (v)

increase in extent or intensity

make more intense, stronger, or more marked

become more intense

make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

Webster

intensify (v. t.)

To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity.

Webster

intensify (v. i.)

To become intense, or more intense; to act with increasing power or energy.

intensify Sentence Examples

  1. The heavy rainfall intensified, turning the tranquil river into a raging torrent.
  2. The conflict intensified, with both sides escalating their attacks.
  3. The wildfire intensified due to strong winds and dry conditions, threatening nearby communities.
  4. The pain intensified with each passing hour, making it difficult for her to move.
  5. The heat intensified as the day wore on, causing discomfort and exhaustion.
  6. The emotions intensified as the moment of truth approached, leaving her feeling overwhelmed.
  7. The competition intensified among the runners, with each stride pushing them closer to victory.
  8. The investigation intensified, with detectives determined to uncover the truth behind the mysterious crime.
  9. The earthquake intensified, causing widespread panic and destruction.
  10. The love between them intensified over time, growing stronger with each passing day.

FAQs About the word intensify

increase in extent or intensity, make more intense, stronger, or more marked, become more intense, make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or m

enhance, strengthen,deepen, heighten, amplify, magnify, accentuate, broaden, reinforce,consolidate

diminish, moderate, decrease, tone (down), tone (down),reduce, decrease, lessen, reduce, lessen

The heavy rainfall intensified, turning the tranquil river into a raging torrent.

The conflict intensified, with both sides escalating their attacks.

The wildfire intensified due to strong winds and dry conditions, threatening nearby communities.

The pain intensified with each passing hour, making it difficult for her to move.