how to pronounce fortify

/ˈfɔːɹtɪˌfaɪ/

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fortify is pronounced in three syllables

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fɔːɹtɪfaɪ

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An example use of fortify in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… so one should seek to fortify one's …”

meanings of fortify

verb:

  1. To impart strength or vigor to.
  2. To add spirits to wine to increase the alcohol content.
  3. To increase the nutritional value of food by adding ingredients.
  4. To increase the defenses of; to strengthen and secure by military works; to render defensible against an attack by hostile forces.

words that rhyme with fortify

mortify

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