Pronunciation of Fortify
/f_ˈɔː_t_ɪ_f_ˌaɪ/, /fˈɔːtɪfˌa͡ɪ/, /fˈɔːtɪfˌaɪ/
Antonyms for fortify:
divide, decrease, quit, oppose, repudiate, open, de-stroy, shun, deny, rotted, unfasten, halt, dull, let go, undercut, de-stroys, injure, desert, de stroying, disperse, abandon, destroy, neglect, weaken, corrode, withhold, undermine, calm, discourage, de stroy, play down, harm, PSYCH, de-stroyed, prostrate, surrender, let down, sap, leave, dissuade, break down, tire, shake, lessen, impair, de stroys, loosen, void, sensitize, disapprove, dishearten, hurt, resign, wear out, relinquish, attack, separate, disarm, depress, counteract, damage, bore, de stroyed, de-stroying, part, bring down, contradict, disjoin, stop, allow.
Usage examples for fortify:
- But don't try to make up your mind too early- don't try to fortify yourself against doubts and anxieties. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- We owe the capture of the fort and the discovery thereby to the world of General Grant, to the treachery of a telegraph operator at Cairo, who, in the belief that he was helping the Southern cause, held up Halleck's order to Grant to " fortify Fort Henry strongly on the land- side," until Grant, in ignorance of it, had gone on and invested Fort Donelson. - "The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry", Samuel H. Fletcher.