Detailed Translations for heighten from English to French


to heighten verb (heightens, heightened, heightening)

  1. to heighten (raise; enhance)
    – increase 1
    augmenter; élever; rehausser; relever; surélever; majorer
    • augmenter verb (augmente, augmentes, augmentons, augmentez, )
    • élever verb (élève, élèves, élevons, élevez, )
    • rehausser verb (rehausse, rehausses, rehaussons, rehaussez, )
    • relever verb (relève, relèves, relevons, relevez, )
    • surélever verb (surélève, surélèves, surélevons, surélevez, )
    • majorer verb (majore, majores, majorons, majorez, )
  2. to heighten (elevate; raise)
    – increase the height of 1
    augmenter; relever; rehausser; hausser
    • augmenter verb (augmente, augmentes, augmentons, augmentez, )
    • relever verb (relève, relèves, relevons, relevez, )
    • rehausser verb (rehausse, rehausses, rehaussons, rehaussez, )
    • hausser verb (hausse, hausses, haussons, haussez, )
  3. to heighten (exaggerate; blow up; overdo)
    exagérer; souligner; charger; enfler; grossir; renforcer; outrer
    • exagérer verb (exagère, exagères, exagérons, exagérez, )
    • souligner verb (souligne, soulignes, soulignons, soulignez, )
    • charger verb (charge, charges, chargeons, chargez, )
    • enfler verb (enfle, enfles, enflons, enflez, )
    • grossir verb (grossis, grossit, grossissons, grossissez, )
    • renforcer verb (renforce, renforces, renforçons, renforcez, )
    • outrer verb

Conjugations for heighten:

  1. heighten
  2. heighten
  3. heightens
  4. heighten
  5. heighten
  6. heighten
simple past
  1. heightened
  2. heightened
  3. heightened
  4. heightened
  5. heightened
  6. heightened
present perfect
  1. have heightened
  2. have heightened
  3. has heightened
  4. have heightened
  5. have heightened
  6. have heightened
past continuous
  1. was heightening
  2. were heightening
  3. was heightening
  4. were heightening
  5. were heightening
  6. were heightening
  1. shall heighten
  2. will heighten
  3. will heighten
  4. shall heighten
  5. will heighten
  6. will heighten
continuous present
  1. am heightening
  2. are heightening
  3. is heightening
  4. are heightening
  5. are heightening
  6. are heightening
  1. be heightened
  2. be heightened
  3. be heightened
  4. be heightened
  5. be heightened
  6. be heightened
  1. heighten!
  2. let's heighten!
  3. heightened
  4. heightening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for heighten:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
augmenter elevate; enhance; heighten; raise accumulate; add to; arise; ascent; augment; come up; enlarge; expand; extend; force up; grow; increase; increase in number; multiply; puff up; push on; rise; soup up; stow; tune; turn up
charger blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo accuse; aggravate; burden; charge; charge with; charge with electricity; command; denounce; fill; freight; heap up; imputate; impute; incriminate; insinuate; lade; load; load a gun; make heavier; order; recharge; ship; weight
enfler blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo add; add on to; build out; bulge; expand; extend; grow; make or let explode; puff up; swell; swell up; widen
exagérer blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo blow out of proportions; blow up; boast; brag; exaggerate; overdo; swank; talk big
grossir blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo add; add on to; add to; arise; ascent; become thicker; blow out of proportions; blow up; build out; bulge; come up; concentrate; condense; enlarge; exaggerate; expand; extend; grow; increase; increase in number; make or let explode; overdo; puff up; rise; swell; swell up; thicken; widen
hausser elevate; heighten; raise force up; puff up
majorer enhance; heighten; raise force up; majorate; puff up
outrer blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo
rehausser elevate; enhance; heighten; raise boost; jack up v; patch up; pep up; raise; refurbish
relever elevate; enhance; heighten; raise boost; bring up; fold up; hold up; jack up v; keep up; patch up; pep up; pull out; pull up; raise; refurbish; rise; roll up; take out; turn up; undo; unpick
renforcer blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo acumilate; affix; amplify; attach; attach to; become stronger; blow out of proportions; blow up; connect; consolidate; deepen; exaggerate; fasten; fortify; intensify; invigorate; load; make heavier; overdo; reinforce; secure; sharpen; strenghten; strengthen; tighten; weight
souligner blow up; exaggerate; heighten; overdo accentuate; emphasise; emphasize; stress; tear; underline; urge on
surélever enhance; heighten; raise
élever enhance; heighten; raise ascend; be off; be on the upgrade; become higher; become larger; breed; bring up; bristle; climb; cultivate; educate; establish; flare up; fly up; found; get away; go up; go upward; ground; grow; heave; increase; lay the foundations; lift; lift up; mount; put up; raise; rear; rise; rise to the surface; start; take off; tune
- compound; deepen; enhance; intensify; raise; rise; sharpen
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- aggravate; increase; raise

Related Words for "heighten":

Synonyms for "heighten":

Related Definitions for "heighten":

  1. make more intense, stronger, or more marked1
    • Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness1
  2. increase1
    • heighten the tension1
  3. make (one's senses) more acute1
  4. make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity1
    • heightened interest1
  5. become more extreme1
    • The tension heightened1
  6. increase the height of1
    • The athletes kept jumping over the steadily heightened bars1

Wiktionary Translations for heighten:

heighten form of height:

height [the ~] noun

  1. the height
    l'hauteur; l'altitude
  2. the height (hill; swell; rise)
    la colline; le monticule; la butte; l'élévation
  3. the height (body height)
    la taille; l'hauteur

Translation Matrix for height:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
altitude height altitude; mountain heighth
butte height; hill; rise; swell bulging; hill; hillock; little mountain
colline height; hill; rise; swell bulging
hauteur body height; height tallness
monticule height; hill; rise; swell hill; little mountain
taille body height; height appearance; boottree; build; circumference; curtailment; cut; cutting of trees; cutting short; demension; dimension; extent; figure; hip; last; measure; measurement; middle; proportion; restricting; shape; size; stature; tally-stick; waist; waist size; waist-line
élévation height; hill; rise; swell advance; boom; elevation; launching; lifting; lifting up; raising; rising
- altitude; stature; tallness

Related Words for "height":

Synonyms for "height":

Related Definitions for "height":

  1. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot1
  2. elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface1
  3. the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top1

Wiktionary Translations for height:

  1. height of a standing person or animal
  2. distance from bottom to top
Cross Translation:
height altitude Höhe — die Dimension (Größe) nach oben