Verb magnify has 3 senses
  1. magnify, amplify - increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
    --1 is one way to enlarge
    Derived forms: noun magnitude3, noun magnitude1, noun magnification2, noun magnification3, noun magnification4, noun magnification1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
    --2 is one way to misinform, mislead
    Derived form: noun magnification3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. blow up, enlarge, magnify - make large; "blow up an image"
    --3 is one way to increase
    Derived forms: noun magnitude1, noun magnification2, noun magnification4, noun magnifier1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something