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Synonyms for strengthen
ˈstrɛŋk θən, ˈstrɛŋ-, ˈstrɛn-strength·en

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  1. strengthenverb

    Antonyms:
    atrophy

  2. strengthenverb

    Antonyms:
    atrophy

  3. strengthenverb

    Antonyms:
    atrophy

  4. strengthenverb

    Antonyms:
    atrophy

  5. strengthenverb

    Antonyms:
    atrophy

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. strengthen

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    Synonyms:
    assure, confirm, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Preposition:
    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. strengthen

    Synonyms:
    confirm, establish, fix, corroborate, secure, invigorate, fortify, increase

    Antonyms:
    weaken, disestablish, shake, loosen, sap, undermine, debilitate, diminish

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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, fortify, gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace

    Antonyms:
    weaken

  2. strengthenverb

    gain strength

    "His body strengthened"

    Synonyms:
    tone up, fortify, tone, beef up

    Antonyms:
    weaken

  3. tone, tone up, strengthenverb

    give a healthy elasticity to

    "Let's tone our muscles"

    Synonyms:
    intone, tone, tone up, inflect, fortify, modulate, beef up, chant

    Antonyms:
    weaken

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    fortify, brace, harden, steel, nerve, make strong, make stronger, give strength to, add strength to

  2. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    intensify, make more intense

  3. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    invigorate, animate, impart health to

  4. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    confirm, corroborate, establish, justify, sustain, support

  5. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    grow strong

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. strengthenverb

    Synonyms:
    invigorate, brace, nerve, steel, fortify, harden, intensify, heighten, confirm, corroborate, sustain

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How to use strengthen in a sentence?

  1. Gavin Parry:

    It's going to come down to the yen. We expect the BOJ to do nothing. So if the Fed does nothing, and the BOJ does nothing, there is nothing there for the US dollar to strengthen.

  2. Barack Obama:

    We're not going to strengthen our leadership around the world by allowing politicians to insult Muslims or pit groups of Americans against each other, that's not who we are. That's not keeping America safe.

  3. Amit Ray:

    Education is unfolding the wings of head and heart together. A true teacher pushes the students out of the nest to strengthen the wings.

  4. Rahm Emanuel:

    Expanding this successful program into one-third of the city will help enhance transparency and credibility as well as strengthen the fabric of trust that is vital between police and the community.

  5. Steve Pedersen:

    Mitigating the risk of fraud is always our top priority, and the inclusion of this technology is going to make payment authentication easier and strengthen the security of the entire payments ecosystem.


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