Heighten meaning

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To make high; to raise higher; to elevate.
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To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.
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To make high or higher; raise.
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To rise or increase in quantity or degree; intensify.
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To become high or higher; rise.
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To bring or come to a high or higher position; raise or rise.
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To make or become larger, greater, stronger, brighter, etc.; increase; intensify.
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To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
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Origin of heighten

  • From height +‎ -en.
    From Wiktionary