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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make strong or stronger.

Usage examples (31)
  • The people wanted to fortify the walls of the town by using large boulders.
  • Mr. Watson, after many efforts to speak, said in a faultering voice, -- Consider we are christians: -- let that bless'd name fortify our souls.
  • He encouraged owners to take measures to "fortify" their businesses with security measures, such as alarms.
  • A delay would give the enemy time to reinforce and fortify. for more
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