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Synonyms for fortify
ˈfɔr təˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strengthen, beef up, fortify(verb)

    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, fort(verb)

    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, gird(verb)

    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. fortify(verb)

    add nutrients to

    "fortified milk"

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

  5. spike, lace, fortify(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fortify

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

    Antonyms:
    weaken, invalidate, dismantle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fortify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    protect by fortifications

  2. fortify(v. a.)

    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. Von Stetten:

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

  2. Killer Mike:

    I am duty-bound to be here to simply say that it is your duty not to burn your own house down for anger with an enemy, it is your duty to fortify your own house so that you may be a house of refuge in times of organization.

  3. The White House:

    This response showcased American leadership at its finest on the world stage, just as we came together as a nation to fortify our domestic resilience in the face of understandable apprehension, to be sure, our tasks are far from complete ; we will keep working to meet this challenge until there are zero cases in West Africa 10 months ago and our domestic infrastructure is fully completed.

  4. Virginia Woolf:

    It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.

  5. Li Ka-shing:

    It is within each and every nation's [ sovereign ] right to address its national security concerns, meanwhile, [ Hong Kong ] has the mission-critical task to fortify Hong Kong citizens' faith and maintain international trust in the constitutional principle of' One Country, Two Systems ','.

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