|part of speech:
||transitive verb & intransitive verb
||strengthened, strengthening, strengthens
||to make or grow strong or stronger.
These exercises will help you strengthen those muscles.His will to succeed strengthened each day.
- confirm, fortify, heighten, intensify, nourish, reinforce, substantiate
- atrophy, attenuate, decrease, demolish, devitalize, dilute, diminish, enfeeble, shake, undermine, weaken
- similar words:
- arm, brace, build, buttress, consolidate, develop, feed, stay
||accent, aggrandize, amplify, augment, better, bracket, buttress, cheer, exercise, feed, fortify, gird, progress, reinforce, shore, wall