strengthen: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (strengk'thun, streng'-, stren'-), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to make stronger; give strength to.
  2. to change (a speech sound) to an articulation requiring more effort, as from fricative to stop or nongeminate to geminate.
  1. to gain strength; grow stronger.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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