- 1[transitive] amplify something to increase something in strength, especially sound to amplify a guitar/an electric current/a signal
- 2[intransitive, transitive] (formal) to add details to a story, statement, etc. She refused to amplify further. amplify something You may need to amplify this point.
NAmE//ˈæmpləˌfaɪ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they amplify
he / she / it amplifies
past simple amplified
-ing form amplifying
amplificationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌæmpləfəˈkeɪʃn//noun [uncountable] electronic amplification That comment needs some amplification.