- to make intense or more intense.
- to make more acute; strengthen or sharpen.
- Photography. to increase the density and contrast of (a negative) chemically.
- to become intense or more intense.
Origin of intensify
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Related Words for intensificationdevelopment, raise, merger, hike, rise, upsurge, expansion, surge, upturn, inflation, gain, increment, boost, escalation, boom, enlargement, enhancement, acceleration, advance, ascent
Examples from the Web for intensification
Contemporary Examples of intensification
But the second thing is the way this city has changed in recent years, the intensification of the separation.Mass Murder in the Holy City
November 18, 2014
Historical Examples of intensification
An intensification of the vague footsteps I had thought I heard before.
The blue may carry a factor which brings about intensification of the brown pigment.Mendelism
Reginald Crundall Punnett
All history teaches by example, and the Scriptural narrative is the intensification of history.Sermons
J. B. Lightfoot
It seemed to me an intensification of the snob instinct in the soul of man.Now It Can Be Told
The second year is but an intensification of the process apparent in the first.The French Revolution
- to make or become intense or more intense
- (tr) to increase the density of (a photographic film or plate)
1847, noun of action from intensify.