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Synonyms for heighten

Synonyms for (verb) heighten

Synonyms: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Similar words: increase Definition: become bigger or greater in amount Usage: The amount of work increased

Synonyms: enhance, raise, heighten Definition: increase Usage: This will enhance your enjoyment; heighten the tension

Similar words: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Synonyms: sharpen, heighten Definition: make (one's senses) more acute Usage: This drug will sharpen your vision

Similar words: intensify, heighten, deepen, compound Definition: make more intense, stronger, or more marked Usage: The efforts were intensified, Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her; Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness; This event only deepened my convictions

Synonyms: heighten Definition: make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity Usage: heightened interest

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: heighten, rise Definition: become more extreme Usage: The tension heightened

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms: heighten Definition: increase the height of Usage: The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load