Thus Marshall stated that principle which he was to magnify from the Supreme Bench years later.
Every thing seemed to combine to magnify the power of the king.
By noon he had a rather powerful audio amplifying unit, set up to magnify any sound the tape-recorder fed into it.
In this way does Peter magnify the awful intensity of God's wrath.
He will either not restore at all, or else restore in such a way as to magnify and glorify the riches of his grace.
So natural is it to magnify prophets not of our own country.
Just try these glasses, nephew, and tell me if they magnify.
Then, and not till then, will he be prepared to magnify and fill his office.
The ability of a lens to magnify the apparent diameter of an object is termed its power.
For, my friends, we know that it is a dictate of our nature to magnify that which is our own.
late 14c., "to speak or act for the glory or honor (of someone or something)," from Old French magnefiier "glorify, magnify," from Latin magnificare "esteem greatly, extol, make much of," from magnificus "great, elevated, noble" (see magnificence). Meaning "use a telescope or microscope" is first attested 1660s, said to be a unique development in English. Related: Magnified; magnifying.
magnify mag·ni·fy (māg'nə-fī')
v. mag·ni·fied, mag·ni·fy·ing, mag·ni·fies
To increase the apparent size of, especially with a lens.