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Overview of noun strengthening

The noun strengthening has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. strengthening

(becoming stronger)

2. strengthening

(the act of increasing the strength of something)


Overview of verb strengthen

The verb strengthen has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (24) strengthen, beef up, fortify

(make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries")

2. (1) strengthen

(gain strength; "His body strengthened")

3. tone, tone up, strengthen

(give a healthy elasticity to; "Let's tone our muscles")

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