Thus Marshall stated that principle which he was to magnify from the Supreme Bench years later.
Let them (the gods) declare, let them magnify, let them sing his praises.
By noon he had a rather powerful audio amplifying unit, set up to magnify any sound the tape-recorder fed into it.
Here is a man whom those that magnify him the least confess to be a good man, the best of men.
He will either not restore at all, or else restore in such a way as to magnify and glorify the riches of his grace.
magnify that immensely, increase enormously the noise, and one had the War!
Just try these glasses, nephew, and tell me if they magnify.
Age is commonly boastful, and inclined to magnify past acts and past times.
The ability of a lens to magnify the apparent diameter of an object is termed its power.
I give you credit for sagacity, but you are disposed to magnify trifles.
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.