fortify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlefortifying
past tensefortified
past participlefortified
  1. 2
    to make yourself or someone else feel more determined, powerful, or full of energy
  2. 3
    to make something more powerful and more likely to be successful

    The deal will help the Democrats to fortify their hold on Congress.

  3. 4
    [usually passive] to add a substance to food or drink to make it stronger or healthier
    fortify something with something:

    All of our cereals are fortified with extra vitamins and minerals.