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  Definition of Strengthen
  1. give a healthy elasticity to; "Let''s tone our muscles"
  2. gain strength; "His body strengthened"
  3. make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strenghten the relations between the two countries"
Similar Words: tone, tone up, beef up, fortify

 

Hyponyms: consolidate, proof, back, sandbag, toughen, vitalize, vitalise, ruggedize, ruggedise, substantiate, restrengthen, undergird, brace up, confirm, reinforce, reenforce, buttress, brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise, batten, batten down, secure

 

Derivational Morphology: tonicity, tonus, tone, strengthening, fortification, strengthener, reinforcement

 

 
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