Definitions For Heighten


  • Make more intense, stronger, or more marked
  • Increase
  • Make (one's senses) more acute
  • Make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity
  • Become more extreme
  • Increase the height of
  • To increase the amount, degree, or extent of (something)

Is Heighten a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Heighten is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Heighten in a Sentence

  • The plan will only heighten tensions between the two groups.
  • This tragedy has heightened our awareness of the need for improved safety measures.
  • Tensions between the two groups have heightened.

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