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1. fortify

verb. ['ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ'] make strong or stronger.

Synonyms

  • undergird
  • secure
  • alter
  • steady
  • strengthen
  • stabilise
  • ruggedize
  • reenforce
  • change
  • substantiate
  • buttress
  • beef up
  • confirm
  • stabilize
  • ruggedise
  • brace
  • vitalize
  • restrengthen
  • reinforce
  • brace up
  • batten down
  • modify
  • vitalise

Antonyms

  • weaken
  • unwire
  • unlock
  • unpin

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Words that Rhyme with Fortify

  • mortify

Example sentences of the word fortify


1. Verb, base form
If you like, pour concrete in the trench to further fortify the enclosure.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Nutritional yeast doesn't naturally contain B12, but many producers fortify it.

Quotes containing the word fortify


1. Each day acquire something that will fortify you against poverty, against death, indeed against other misfortunes as well; and after you have run over many thoughts, select one to be thoroughly digested that day.
- Seneca, Letters from a Stoic

2. fortify

verb. ['ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ'] add alcohol to (beverages).

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • lace

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar
  • unzip

3. fortify

verb. ['ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ'] enclose by or as if by a fortification.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • trench
  • fort
  • enclose
  • embattle
  • close in

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uncork
  • vulnerable
  • insecure

4. fortify

verb. ['ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ'] prepare oneself for a military confrontation.

Synonyms

  • forearm
  • build up
  • rearm
  • re-arm
  • arm

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

5. fortify

verb. ['ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ'] add nutrients to.

Antonyms

  • unchain
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