strengthen, beef up, fortify(verb)
make strong or stronger
"This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
"His body strengthened"
tone, tone up, strengthen(verb)
give a healthy elasticity to
"Let's tone our muscles"
To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
To animate; to give moral strength to; to encourage; to fix in resolution; to hearten.
To augment; to improve; to intensify.
To grow strong or stronger.
to make strong or stronger; to add strength to; as, to strengthen a limb, a bridge, an army; to strengthen an obligation; to strengthen authority
to animate; to encourage; to fix in resolution
to grow strong or stronger
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Rank popularity for the word 'strengthen' in Verbs Frequency: #572
The numerical value of strengthen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of strengthen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
(Bohen's) impressive expertise in key areas of our exciting pipeline, including oncology and immunology, will further strengthen and accelerate the delivery of new medicines for patients.
I emphasized the United States' commitment to work with Tajikistan and other countries ... to strengthen border security.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
The infighting and the attacks against Azmin could potentially strengthen the case for Mahathir to delay the transition or serve out a full government term.
Trading will resume as soon as the new infrastructure will be in place and tested. We expect that is likely to happen within the next 24 hours, in the future we will strengthen security measures while the most important thing for clients is that they will suffer no financial damage as that will be covered by our company.
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- stärken, bestärken, verstärkenGerman
- fortalecer, animarSpanish
- voimistaa, innostaa, voimistua, vahvistua, vahvistaaFinnish
- renforcer, raffermir, fortifier, affermirFrench
- megerősít, megerősödikHungarian
- զորացնել, ուժեղացնելArmenian
- rinforzarsi, rinforzareItalian
- 強い, 強めるJapanese
- argo, firmor, firmo, animo, corrōborōLatin
- tot leven wekken, versterken, kracht geven, bezielenDutch
- wzmacniać, stawać się coraz silniejszymPolish
- fortalecer, reforçarPortuguese
- усилить, усиливатьRussian
- ojàčati, оја̀чати, potàknuti, osokòlitiSerbo-Croatian
- förstärka, stärkaSwedish
- tăng cườngVietnamese
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