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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
    rareembattle, 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
    informalpep up, buck up, give a shot in the arm to
    rareactivate, 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
    informalbeef up
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