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Synonyms for fortify
ˈfɔr təˌfaɪfor·ti·fy

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fortify

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, confirm, corroborate, garrison, brace, intrench

    Antonyms:
    weaken, invalidate, dismantle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strengthen, beef up, fortifyverb

    make strong or stronger

    "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"

    Synonyms:
    tone, tone up, gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace, strengthen

  2. fortify, fortverb

    enclose by or as if by a fortification

    Synonyms:
    fort up, gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace, strengthen

  3. arm, build up, fortify, girdverb

    prepare oneself for a military confrontation

    "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

    Synonyms:
    progress, lace, develop, encircle, girdle, build up, fort, build, ramp up, beef up, spike, arm, work up, strengthen, gird

  4. fortifyverb

    add nutrients to

    "fortified milk"

    Synonyms:
    gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace, strengthen

  5. spike, lace, fortifyverb

    add alcohol to (beverages)

    "the punch is spiked!"

    Synonyms:
    interlace, entwine, fort, enlace, impale, arm, strengthen, spike, lace, transfix, build up, braid, lace up, twine, gird, spike out, beef up, plait, intertwine, empale

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortifyverb

    Synonyms:
    protect by fortifications

  2. fortifyverb

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, confirm, brace, add strength to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fortify":

    strengthen

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How to use fortify in a sentence?

  1. Gary Small:

    So it's clear that there is a connection between our minds and our bodies, and if we heal our minds, it will fortify our bodies.

  2. Kat Van Kirk:

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  3. Eric Liu:

    My emphasis is on trying to fortify people so they don't need a savior leader to come and put in all their hopes in, i'm always quoting the great organizer Ella Baker, who said,' Strong people don't need strong leaders.'.

  4. Christopher Paulsen:

    Unless you really need to fortify a balance sheet and get bigger, a lot of M&A activity will wait until there’s more of a discrepancy between haves and have-nots.

  5. Von Stetten:

    We need to stop the wave of refugees. Examining whether to fortify the borders should not be taboo.


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