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Definition of Fortify

Fortify

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

Fortify Quotations

By themselves, genetically engineered crops will not end hunger or improve health or bolster the economies of struggling countries. They won't save the sight of millions or fortify their bones. But they will certainly help.
Michael Specter

An elite class that is free to operate without limits - whether limits imposed by the rule of law or fear of the responses from those harmed by their behavior - is an elite class that will plunder, degrade, and cheat at will, and act endlessly to fortify its own power.
Glenn Greenwald

Obama's failure to close Guantanamo is yet another instance where the rhetoric of democratic and constitutional rights proved not useful for his international relations, relations which are always pursued in ways that continue to link and fortify securitarian power with the opening of new markets.
Judith Butler

If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you.
Ramakrishna

The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
Sydney Smith
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Fortify Translations

fortify in Dutch is sterken
fortify in French is redoubler
fortify in German is befestigen, befestigen
fortify in Italian is amplificare, consolidare
fortify in Norwegian is befeste, forsterke
fortify in Spanish is fortificar, afirmar
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