Amplify vs Expatiate - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Amplify is a related term of expatiate.
As verbs the difference between amplify and expatiate
is that amplify
is to render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like;—used especially of loudspeakers, telescopes, microscopes, etc while expatiate
is to range at large, or without restraint.
To render larger, more extended, or more intense, and the like;—used especially of loudspeakers, telescopes, microscopes, etc.
(rhetorical) To enlarge by addition or discussion; to treat copiously by adding particulars, illustrations, etc.; to expand; to make much of.
To increase the amplitude of something, especially of an electric current.
- Troilus and Cressida was written by a Lombard author, but much amplified by our English translator.
To range at large, or without restraint.
* Alexander Pope
To write or speak at length; to be copious in argument or discussion, to descant.
- Bids his free soul expatiate in the skies.
- Now, as the business of standing mast-heads, ashore or afloat, is a very ancient and interesting one, let us in some measure expatiate here.
* 2007 , Clive James, Cultural Amnesia (Picador 2007, p. 847)
*:“It can't fly,” he expatiated . “It can move forward only by hopping.”
(obsolete) To expand; to spread; to extend; to diffuse; to broaden.
- He expatiated on the inconveniences of trade.