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
Examples of strengthen in a Sentence
I have understood that oath, a commitment to serve on a strictly nonpartisan basis, to advance the foreign policy determined by the incumbent president, and to work at all times to strengthen our national security and promote our national interests.
Looking at the past 20 years, we see that this quality of Renault has been reinforced by its partnership with Nissan, therefore it is essential not only to preserve, but to strengthen this alliance. That has always been the strategy of the state and it remains the strategy of the state as shareholder.
It does strengthen their legal position ... because it underscores effective administration, not just military, but civilian, that would be important if these disputes ever went to the International Court of Justice.
Volkswagen consistently searches for ways to strengthen and deepen our relationships with local partners, in this regard we will explore possible options together with all stakeholders to secure long-term success.
Strengthening and stabilizing Social Security and Medicare is very important, and then, we should strengthen and expand support for the housing needs of older people.
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Translations for strengthen
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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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