strengthenverb [I or T]uk /ˈstreŋ.θən/ us /ˈstreŋ.θən/
- The concrete is strengthened with steel rods.
- She showed me some exercises for strengthening my lower back.
- We must grasp every opportunity to strengthen economic ties with other countries.
- His words strengthened my resolve.
- The accident strengthens the case for better safety measures at fairgrounds.