Amplify and Extend


Amplify verb - To make greater in size, amount, or number.
Usage example: the number of blood volunteers was significantly amplified by the promise of thank-you gifts to donors

Extend is a synonym for amplify in increase topic. In some cases you can use "Extend" instead a verb "Amplify", when it comes to topics like expand, increase in size or effect. popular alternative


Extend verb - To make longer.
Usage example: our guests from out of town extended their visit by a week

Amplify is a synonym for extend in increase topic. You can use "Amplify" instead a verb "Extend", if it concerns topics such as augment, widen, longer. popular alternative

Common collocations

ability amplify ability extend ability
power amplify power extend power
range amplify range extend range
effect amplify effect extend effect
Other words: effects, magic, powers.
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