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Synonyms for strengthen
ˈstrɛŋk θən, ˈstrɛŋ-, ˈstrɛn-strength·en
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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.
assure, confirm, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, substantiate, sustain, uphold
abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken
Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.
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confirm, establish, fix, corroborate, secure, invigorate, fortify, increase
weaken, disestablish, shake, loosen, sap, undermine, debilitate, diminish
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strengthen, beef up, fortifyverb
make strong or stronger
"This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
tone, tone up, fortify, gird, build up, fort, spike, arm, beef up, lace
"His body strengthened"
tone up, fortify, tone, beef up
tone, tone up, strengthenverb
give a healthy elasticity to
"Let's tone our muscles"
intone, tone, tone up, inflect, fortify, modulate, beef up, chant
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fortify, brace, harden, steel, nerve, make strong, make stronger, give strength to, add strength to
intensify, make more intense
invigorate, animate, impart health to
confirm, corroborate, establish, justify, sustain, support
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List of paraphrases for "strengthen":
strengthening, reinforce, enhance, strengthened, consolidate, enhancing, intensify, reinforcing, bolster, increase, enhanced, build, improve, enhancement, boost, reinforcement, reinforced, promote, consolidating, solidify, deepen, fortify, tighten, redouble, building, strengthens, promoting, promotion, intensified, intensifying, foster, improving, increasing, renforcer, stronger, augment
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How to use strengthen in a sentence?
Our mission is clear: we want to prevent carjackings and cars from being stolen to strengthen community safety, as a challenge facing communities across the state, we are seeking to use the laws better and more effectively to give victims a better chance to get justice in court.
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them.
This referendum will undoubtedly mark the dawn of a new era in the history of our sister country and will strengthen the role and place of stable, strong Turkey in the international arena.
Chinese youth of the new era should set the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation as their mission, strengthen their ambition, backbone and confidence of being a Chinese...and not let down the expectations of the party and the people.
Raymond James analyst Brian Gesuale:
To me, this transaction does not change or strengthen their competitive positioning. I don't think anyone will be able to scale the way an Amazon is able to do that.
Translations for strengthen
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- bestärken, verstärken, stärkenGerman
- animar, fortalecerSpanish
- voimistaa, vahvistaa, innostaa, voimistua, vahvistuaFinnish
- renforcer, raffermir, affermir, fortifierFrench
- megerősít, megerősödikHungarian
- ուժեղացնել, զորացնելArmenian
- rinforzarsi, rinforzareItalian
- 強い, 強めるJapanese
- animo, firmor, argo, corrōborō, firmoLatin
- bezielen, tot leven wekken, versterken, kracht gevenDutch
- wzmacniać, stawać się coraz silniejszymPolish
- fortalecer, reforçarPortuguese
- усилить, усиливатьRussian
- osokòliti, potàknuti, оја̀чати, ojàčatiSerbo-Croatian
- stärka, förstärkaSwedish
- tăng cườngVietnamese
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