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fortify

fortify

fortify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fortify

Definition
(verb) make strong or stronger
Synonyms : beef up , strengthen
Example Sentence
  • This exercise will strengthen your upper body
  • strengthen the relations between the two countries

Definition
(verb) enclose by or as if by a fortification
Synonyms : fort

Definition
(verb) prepare oneself for a military confrontation
Synonyms : arm , build up , gird
Example Sentence
  • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
  • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

Definition
(verb) add nutrients to
Example Sentence
  • fortified milk

Definition
(verb) add alcohol to (beverages)
Synonyms : lace , spike
Example Sentence
  • the punch is spiked!

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fortify

fort is strong n fortify is to strengthen
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by arshnagpal

fort+fy----fort+fight---i.e fight for the fort
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by ashleyswift

FORT is very STRONG and STRENGTHS the security of king
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by nikhilparasher

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