What does the word magnify mean?

Usage examples for magnify

  1. They are partial, and apt to magnify their own. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  2. Contrasts are eloquent to belittle or magnify. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  3. To magnify the deeds of his ancestors was neither politic nor safe, nor did it lead to favours or promotion. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge