heighten definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To raise or boost the volume or amount of; intensify.
    • to help make large or maybe more; raise.
    • which will make large; to improve greater; to raise.
    • to hold forward; to advance; to boost; to enhance; to aggravate; to intensify; to make much more conspicuous; -- utilized of things, great or bad
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to go up or escalation in volume or level; intensify.
    • In order to become high or more; increase.
  • verb:
    • to help make high; to increase greater; to elevate.
    • to transport ahead; to advance; to improve; to enhance; to aggravate; to intensify; to make much more conspicuous; -- used of things, great or bad; as, to increase beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
    • make (one's senses) much more acute
    • are more severe
    • increase the level of
    • make more severe; raise in amount, degree, or power
    • increase
    • make more intense, more powerful, or more marked
  • others:
    • which will make higher; boost the straight height of.
    • In order to make higher in amount or degree; boost; augment; intensify: since, to heighten an effect.
    • To make large or maybe more in experience or condition; elevate or exalt, as mind or you.
    • Synonyms carry, Exalt, etc. See raise.
    • to be higher; boost; augment.

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