Definition of amplifico
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Orthography ID = 2002885
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LNS
amplificō, amplificāre, amplificāvī, amplificātus
amplusfacio
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to make wide, to widen, extend, enlarge, increase
  2. to place a subject in some way in a clearer light, to amplify, dilate upon, enlarge upon
Abbreviations
amplifico, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. amplusfacio, to make wide, to widen, extend, enlarge, increase (class., but mostly in prose). In gen.: ingressum domūs et atrii amplificavit, Vulg. Eccli. 50, 5: dolorem, Pac. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 21, 50: divitias, Cic. Rep. 3, 12: fortunam, id. Am. 16, 59: sonum, to strengthen, increase, id. N. D. 2, 57: urbem, id. Cat. 3, 1; Liv. 1, 44: rem publicam, Cic. N. D. 2, 3: civitatem, Vulg. Eccli. 50, 5.

— Trop.: auctoritas amplificata, Cic. Imp. Pomp. 16: Aeduorum auctoritatem apud omnes Belgas, Caes. B. G. 2, 14: Amplificet Deus nomen Salomonis, Vulg. 3 Reg. 1, 47.

—Aliquem aliquā re: (eos) festinatis honoribus amplificat atque auget, Plin. Pan. 69: honore et gloriā amplificati, Cic. Leg. 3, 14: amplificatus auro et argento, Vulg. 1 Macc. 2, 18.

— Esp., in rhet. t. t., to place a subject in some way in a clearer light, to amplify, dilate upon, enlarge upon: summa laus eloquentiae est amplificare rem ornando, Cic. de Or. 3, 26, 104; cf. id. ib. 1, 51, 221; id. Ac. 2, 2 al.; v. amplificatio.
 
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