Associations to the word «Strengthen»


STRENGTHEN, verb. (transitive) To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
STRENGTHEN, verb. (transitive) To animate; to give moral strength to; to encourage; to fix in resolution; to hearten.
STRENGTHEN, verb. (transitive) To augment; to improve; to intensify.
STRENGTHEN, verb. (intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.

Dictionary definition

STRENGTHEN, verb. Make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries".
STRENGTHEN, verb. Gain strength; "His body strengthened".
STRENGTHEN, verb. Give a healthy elasticity to; "Let's tone our muscles".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King