Amplify and Expand


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Amplify verb – To express more fully and in greater detail.
Usage example: after filing a report of missing luggage, he was asked to amplify a bit as to the circumstances

Expand is a synonym for amplify in size topic. In some cases you can use "Expand" instead a verb "Amplify", when it comes to topics like increase, explain, augment, grow up. popular alternative
Nearby Words: amplified, amplification, amplifying, amplifier
Synonyms for Amplify


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Expand verb – To express more fully and in greater detail.
Usage example: an article on the First Ladies that the author later expanded into a book

Amplify is a synonym for expand in extend topic. You can use "Amplify" instead a verb "Expand", if it concerns topics such as size, increase, explain, augment. popular alternative
Nearby Words: expanded, expanse, expansion, expansive, expanding
Synonyms for Expand

Common collocations

power amplify power expand power
control amplify control expand control
range amplify range expand range
size amplify size expand size
Other nouns: skills, powers, abilities.
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