intensified Definition

  • 1made or become more intense
  • 2increased in degree or strength

Using intensified: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "intensified" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The storm intensified as it moved closer to the coast.

  • Example

    The conflict between the two countries has intensified in recent months.

  • Example

    The company's efforts to improve customer service have intensified.

intensified Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for intensified

Antonyms for intensified


Summary: intensified in Brief

The verb 'intensified' [ɪnˈtɛnsɪfaɪd] means to make something more intense or increase its degree or strength. It is often used to describe the escalation of a situation or the amplification of an effort, as in 'The storm intensified as it moved closer to the coast.' Synonyms include 'heightened,' 'escalated,' and 'amplified,' while antonyms include 'reduced,' 'lessened,' and 'weakened.'

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