Chuyển bộ gõ


Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary
fortify


verb
1. make strong or stronger (Freq. 4)
- This exercise will strengthen your upper body
- strengthen the relations between the two countries
Syn:
strengthen, beef up
Ant:
weaken (for: strengthen)
Derivationally related forms:
fortification, strengthener (for: strengthen), strengthening (for: strengthen)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
vitalize, vitalise, ruggedize, ruggedise, substantiate,
restrengthen, undergird, brace up, confirm, reinforce, reenforce,
buttress, brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise, batten,
batten down, secure
Cause:
strengthen
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
- Something ----s something
2. prepare oneself for a military confrontation
- The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
- troops are building up on the Iraqi border
Syn:
arm, build up, gird
Ant:
disarm (for: arm)
Derivationally related forms:
fortification, fort, armor (for: arm), armament (for: arm), arm (for: arm)
Hyponyms:
rearm, re-arm, forearm
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
3. enclose by or as if by a fortification
Syn:
fort
Derivationally related forms:
fort (for: fort), fortification, fort
Hypernyms:
enclose, close in, inclose, shut in
Hyponyms:
trench, embattle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
4. add nutrients to
- fortified milk
Derivationally related forms:
fortification
Topics:
cooking, cookery, preparation
Hypernyms:
add
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
5. add alcohol to (beverages)
- the punch is spiked!
Syn:
spike, lace
Derivationally related forms:
fortification, lacing (for: lace)
Topics:
cooking, cookery, preparation
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

▼ Từ liên quan / Related words
Related search result for "fortify"

Giới thiệu VNDIC.net | Plugin từ diển cho Firefox | Từ điển cho Toolbar IE | Tra cứu nhanh cho IE | Vndic bookmarklet | Học từ vựng | Vndic trên web của bạn

© Copyright 2006-2019 VNDIC.NET & VDICT.CO all rights reserved.