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strength·en

strengthen

 
 
pronunciation:
strengk thn [or] streng thn [or] stren thn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: strengthens, strengthening, strengthened
definition: to make or grow strong or stronger.
Those muscles will strengthen if you do these exercises every day.You can strengthen your team by working together more closely.
 
synonyms:
fortify, heighten, intensify, nourish, reinforce
antonyms:
decrease, diminish, weaken
similar words:
arm, brace, build, develop, feed
derivation: strengthener (n.)
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