Amplify and Summarize


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

Summarize is an antonym for amplify in increase in size or effect topic.


Summarize verb - To make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report).
Usage example: the closing minute of the newscast summarizes the main story of the day

Amplify is an antonym for summarize.

Common collocations

part amplify part summarize part
emotions amplify emotions summarize emotions
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