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1 : To raise defensive works.

2 : To strengthen and secure by forts or batteries, or by surrounding with a wall or ditch or other military works; to render defensible against an attack by hostile forces.

3 : To add strength to; to strengthen; to confirm; to furnish with power to resist attack.

4 : of Fortify

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1 : Fortify

v. i.

To raise defensive works.

2 : Fortify

v. t.

To strengthen and secure by forts or batteries, or by surrounding with a wall or ditch or other military works; to render defensible against an attack by hostile forces.

3 : Fortify

v. t.

To add strength to; to strengthen; to confirm; to furnish with power to resist attack.

4 : Fortifying

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Fortify

This word fortify uses (7) total characters with white space

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This word fortify uses 6 unique characters: F I O R T Y

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Number of all combination ncr for fortify word is (720)

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From Wikipedia

Fortify may refer to:

  • the verb to fortify, meaning to build a fortification
  • Fortify Software's software code analysis product
  • Fortify (Netscape), a software hack for the Netscape Navigator
  • Fortify (programming), a software tool used in the Fortress programming language
  • A construction project on Interstate 40 (North Carolina)

From Wiktionary

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Verb
      • 1.2.1 Synonyms
      • 1.2.2 Related terms
      • 1.2.3 Translations

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fortifier

Verb[edit]

fortify (third-person singular simple present fortifies, present participle fortifying, simple past and past participle fortified)

  1. (military) To increase the defenses of; to strengthen and secure by military works; to render defensible against an attack by hostile forces. [from early 15th c.]
  2. (figuratively) To impart strength or vigor to.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      Pride came to the aid of fancy, and both combined to fortify his resolution.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XXI, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
      “And do you realize that in a few shakes I've got to show up at dinner and have Mrs Cream being very, very kind to me? It hurts the pride of the Woosters, Jeeves.” “My advice, sir, would be to fortify yourself for the ordeal.” “How?” “There are always cocktails, sir. Should I pour you another?” “You should.”
  3. (wine) To add spirits to wine to increase the alcohol content. [from 1880]
    Sherry is made by fortifying wine.
  4. (food) To increase the nutritional value of food by adding ingredients. [from 1939]
    • 1979, Kiplinger's Personal Finance (volume 33, number 7, July 1979, page 47)
      Compare the nutrition information label of a regular ready-to-eat fortified cereal with that of a presweetened brand and you'll note that, although the sweetened one's sugar content is higher, the fortification is virtually identical.
    Soy milk is often fortified with calcium.

Synonyms[edit]

  1. (To strengthen military defenses): castellate, incastle, incastellate; see also strengthen and secure

Related terms[edit]

  • fort
  • fortification
  • fortress

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