Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of heighten
  1. make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
  2. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  3. make (one''s senses) more acute; "This drug will sharpen your vision"
  4. make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity; "heightened interest"
  5. become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
  6. increase the height of; "The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars"
Similar Words: intensify, compound, deepen, enhance, raise, sharpen, rise

 

Hyponyms: heat up, hot up, screw up, fan, enhance, raise, amplify, sharpen, potentiate, subtilize, subtilise

 

Derivational Morphology: intensity, intensiveness, intensification, intensifier, intensive, rise

 

Anagrams: teething, eighteen

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
short_division means the operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z