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  Definition of fortification
  1. the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)
  2. defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
  3. the art or science of strengthening defenses
Similar Words: munition

 

Hyponyms: bastion, bunker, dugout, castle, defilade, entrenchment, intrenchment, escarpment, escarp, scarp, protective embankment, fieldwork, lunette, Maginot Line, palisade, parapet, breastwork, Siegfried line, stockade

 

Derivational Morphology: fortify, strengthen, beef up, spike, lace, fort, arm, build up, gird

 

Anagrams: fractionation, confrontation, nitrification

 

 
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