What is another word for strengthen?

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[ stɹˈɛŋθən], [ stɹˈɛŋθən], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈɛ_ŋ_θ_ə_n]

The word "strengthen" can be replaced with several synonyms that express the same meaning. Some of the synonyms for "strengthen" are fortify, bolster, reinforce, enhance, toughen, and invigorate. Fortify is typically used for the purpose of strengthening something's defense while bolster and reinforce emphasize supporting something that is weak or fragile. Enhance and invigorate generally pertain to improving something's overall quality, while toughen is a verb used to describe the hardening of something. All of these words convey the sense of making something stronger and are helpful options to vary your writing style and avoid repetition.

Semantically related words: strengthen body, strengthen muscles, build muscle, strengthen hair, strengthen nails, strengthen immune system, strengthen immune system


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    What are the opposite words for strengthen?

    Antonyms for strengthen can be words like weaken, reduce, impair, debilitate, or dilute. These words express the opposite meaning of the word 'strengthen'. When we talk about weakening something, we mean making it less strong, less effective, or less influential. Similarly, when we talk about reducing something, we mean decreasing its size, quality, or value. Impairment means the act of damaging or weakening something's quality and functionality. Debilitation refers to causing someone or something to become weak or feeble. Lastly, dilution means reducing the concentration, power, or strength of something. All these words are antonyms of strengthen and convey the opposite of building or reinforcing something.

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    Usage examples for Strengthen

    And this may expose the folly of a wish, probably sometimes felt by all men, that some miracle had actually been perpetuated, so that we could strengthen our faith at pleasure by looking upon an exhibition of divine power.
    "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
    G. A. Chadwick
    "It is not," went on the epistle-"it is not in your uncle's present most critical state that I could confer with him on this project, nor strengthen my advice by what most probably would be his also.
    "The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
    Charles James Lever
    We strengthen our track as we go along, and we'll have iron bridges over every river just as soon as they're wanted.
    "The Greater Power"
    Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

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