verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for strengthen
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
The two strengthened ties over the years and now Krauss considers Epstein a “close” and “considerate” friend.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 2014, new or strengthened RFRAs were proposed in eight states.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Increased access to affordable birth control has strengthened the economic security of communities.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But some of the Kurds maintain a disconcerting confidence—one now strengthened by the U.S. airstrikes.U.S. Planes are Blowing the Hell out of ISIS at Kobani, But …|Jamie Dettmer|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Should redemption take place at par, and at once, the credit of the United States could not fail to be strengthened.The New Nation|Frederic L. Paxson
Hence the motives of his conduct to Apaecides, strengthened as these were, in that instance, by his passion for Ione.The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
The latter hypothesis might be strengthened by other things that point to the Greenlanders having really found land in the west.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
His statement only strengthened what we already had reason to believe.Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson|John McElroy
The piquets were strengthened and pushed forward, affording another opportunity for a useful lesson in outpost duty.Forty-one years in India|Frederick Sleigh Roberts