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fortify

Synonyms of fortify in English:

verb

  • 1 the knights fortified their citadel as a defence against raids
    build defences round, strengthen with defensive works, secure, protect, surround
    rare embattle, rampart, mound
  • 2 such a timber enclosure may have been fortified by a masonry wall
    [Antonyms] weaken
  • 3 he fortified himself with a large tot of rum
    invigorate, strengthen, energize, enliven, liven up, animate, vitalize, rejuvenate, restore, revive, refresh;
    galvanize, dynamize, fire up, rouse, motivate, boost, perk up, stimulate, inspire, pick up, embolden, give courage to, encourage, cheer, hearten, buoy up, reassure, make confident, brace, sustain
    informal pep up, buck up, give a shot in the arm to
    rare activate, inspirit
    [Antonyms] sedate, subdue
  • 4 fortified wine
    add spirits/alcohol to, strengthen
    [Antonyms] dilute
  • 5 breakfast cereals are fortified with vitamins
    add vitamins/minerals to, boost, improve
    informal beef up
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