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Definition of "fortify" []

  • To make strong, as: (verb-transitive)
  • To strengthen and secure (a position) with fortifications. (verb-transitive)
  • To reinforce by adding material. (verb-transitive)
  • To impart physical strength or endurance to; invigorate. (verb-transitive)
  • To give emotional, moral, or mental strength to; encourage: Prayer fortified us during our crisis. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fortify" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Watson, after many efforts to speak, said in a faultering voice, -- Consider we are christians: -- let that bless'd name fortify our souls."
  • "Try running fortify on a 2million loc app, you = will get frustrated, you will call fortify, their phone support will be in = effective, they will send someone out to help you, it will take 3 days requ = ire a million hacks to get around the jvm memory limits and will eventually =, hopefully, work."
  • "Try running fortify on a 2million loc app, you will get frustrated, you will call fortify, their phone support will be ineffective, they will send someone out to help you, it will take 3 days require a million hacks to get around the jvm memory limits and will eventually, hopefully, work."