MAGNIFY, verb transitive [Latin magnifico; magnus, great, and facio, to make.]
1. To make great or greater; to increase the apparent dimensions of a body. A convex lens magnifies the bulk of a body to the eye.
2. To make great in representation; to extol; to exalt in description or praise. The embassador magnified the king and queen.
3. To extol; to exalt; to elevate; to raise in estimation.
Thee that day
Thy thunders magnified.
The Lord magnified Solomon exceedingly. 1 Chronicles 29:1.
To magnify one's self, to raise in pride and pretensions.
He shall magnify in his heart. Daniel 8:25.