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  • verbmake more forceful, powerful
  • verbencourage, hearten

synonyms for strengthening

  • bolster
  • build up
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • establish
  • extend
  • heighten
  • increase
  • intensify
  • invigorate
  • reinforce
  • restore
  • set up
  • step up
  • support
  • sustain
  • toughen
  • add
  • anneal
  • ascend
  • brace
  • buttress
  • confirm
  • corroborate
  • empower
  • fortify
  • harden
  • justify
  • mount
  • multiply
  • regenerate
  • rejuvenate
  • renew
  • rise
  • steel
  • substantiate
  • temper
  • tone
  • wax
  • add fuel to fire
  • make firm
  • sinew
  • tone up
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antonyms for strengthening

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  • abridge
  • condense
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • destroy
  • diminish
  • halt
  • hinder
  • lessen
  • let down
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slow
  • subtract
  • undermine
  • weaken
  • contradict
  • decline
  • deny
  • descend
  • disprove
  • drop
  • fall
  • kill
  • reject
  • ruin
  • slump
  • soften
  • break down
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dissuade
  • hurt
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How to use strengthening in a sentence

In his new role, Alex will be leading the charge on Digiday’s Future of Work vertical and working with the rest of the sales team to build and strengthen our existing focus on how work and the workplace are changing.
RECENT PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT DIGIDAY MEDIA AS THE COMPANY FOCUSES ON GROWTHJIM COOPEROCTOBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
While we believe that platforms need to continue to strengthen their vetting procedures for advertisers and ads, it is clear that this is not a problem advertising platforms can solve by themselves, as they themselves acknowledge.
WE NEED UNIVERSAL DIGITAL AD TRANSPARENCY NOWWALTER THOMPSONOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Being who I am in Cuba has not helped me much in terms of being able to be recognized for my work, but being who I am has helped me to strengthen myself and to understand that I do not need the approval of any institution to continue creating.
A NON-BINARY CUBAN ARTIST IS BORN AGAIN IN SPAINYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZOCTOBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Hydrogen’s lightness also allows those guiding ripples to vibrate faster, further strengthening the glue that binds the Cooper pairs.
ROOM-TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTIVITY ACHIEVED FOR THE FIRST TIMECHARLIE WOODOCTOBER 14, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The WFP both provides direct assistance and works to strengthen individual countries’ capacity to meet their people’s basic needs.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE SPOTLIGHTS THE LINKS BETWEEN HUNGER AND CONFLICTLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to enact legislation Tuesday that strengthens legal protections for the LGBTQ community.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY PASSES LGBTQ BILL OF RIGHTSPARKER PURIFOYOCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Today, Facebook said, "We believe these efforts need to be strengthened when addressing QAnon," and the company strengthened the ban so that it applies regardless of whether the pages and groups discuss violence.
FACEBOOK BANS QANON ENTIRELY, SAYS PREVIOUS CRACKDOWN WASN’T ENOUGHJON BRODKINOCTOBER 6, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The diagnosis strengthened me in so many ways and has dramatically changed my perspective on life.
THE ANATOMY OF A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: ‘EARLY DETECTION SAVED MY LIFE’CHARLI PENNOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
If we can make these individual connections, we can strengthen our communities and nation.
WALMART CEO: TO TACKLE TODAY’S CHALLENGES, ‘LISTEN WITH OPEN EARS AND AN OPEN HEART’MATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
So, in answering the urgent call for racial equity by making D&I work core to the way they do business, majority men in positions of power can also strengthen their own career engagement and progress.
GETTING INVOLVED IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IS OPTIONAL. THAT’S A PROBLEMJAKEMETHOCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO STRENGTHENING

  • condition deepening
  • exacerbation
  • exaggeration
  • heightening
  • increase
  • inflammation
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • sharpening
  • strengthening
  • worsening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.