verb (used with object), for·ti·fied, for·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), for·ti·fied, for·ti·fy·ing.
Origin of fortify
Examples from the Web for fortified
As it happened, the coup members found the State House “fortified with additional soldiers.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He also warns that the entire Uffizi museum should be fortified with anti-seismic measures.
The inauguration had to be held in the fortified Kremlin, surrounded by an eerily quiet city.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With my back turned, he entered the combination to unlock the door, which was fortified by more than a foot of reinforced steel.Writing a Novel: Even Making It Up Requires Research|Ridley Pearson|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Central Intelligence Agency found bin Laden hiding in a “fortified compound” in Abbottabad, Pakistan in late 2010.Hillary Clinton’s New Book Shows Deep Distrust of Pakistan in the Hunt for Bin Laden|Bruce Riedel|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That movement was a movement against the advanced and fortified position of Hougomont.Waterloo|Hilaire Belloc
Meantime, the rebels had retired to their fortified position at Five Forks.In The Ranks|R. E. McBride
But the Danes, as soon as they gained a strong position, fortified it, and were never afterwards ejected by force.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
And in that resolve he was fortified by the loyal support of his wife.Thomas Carlyle|Hector Carsewell Macpherson
We fortified the post by an epaulement or two for cannon, high up on the hillside covering the ferry and the road up New River.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1|Jacob Dolson Cox