"fortify" Definition

  1. v. t. To add strength to; to strengthen; to confirm; to furnish with power to resist attack.
  2. 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. v. i. To raise defensive works.

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Position in dictionary: 39441 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t., v. i.,
Words that start with "fortify": 2
Words that end with "fortify": 2
Words that contain "fortify": 3
Next words in dictionary: fortifying, fortilage, fortin, fortissimo, fortition
Previous words in dictionary: fortifier, fortified, fortification, fortifiable, fortieth

English Dictionary Definition of fortify

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