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  Words related to fortify

Related / Similar Words: strengthen, beef up, spike, lace, arm, build up, gird, fort

 

Definition:
  • make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strenghten the relations between the two countries";
  • add alcohol beverages;
  • add nutrients to; "fortified milk";
  • prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border";
  • enclose by or as if by a fortification;

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    Hyponyms: vitalize, vitalise, ruggedize, ruggedise, substantiate, restrengthen, undergird, brace up, confirm, reinforce, reenforce, buttress, brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise, batten, batten down, secure, rearm, re-arm, forearm, trench

     

    Derivational Morphology: fortification, strengthener, reinforcement, strengthening, lacing, garrison, fort, armor, armour, arming, armament, equipping, weapon, arm, weapon system, fortress, munition

     

     
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