verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of strengthen
Examples from the Web for strengthening
The emerging power dynamics in Yemen are undermining U.S. gains against Al Qaeda and strengthening ISIS.
Russia, he told listeners, is “strengthening our nuclear deterrence forces.”
"All along the undertow is strengthening its hold," Cuomo sang.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Re-evaluating the placement of products in exchanges is just one aspect of this holistic approach to strengthening values.Gagging the Corps: A Marine Commandant’s War on Newsprint|David Abrams|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Step-Ups Skiing and snowboarding are both “leg sports,” so strengthening the quads is hugely important, Morin says.
Fetch me then three kinds of water, the Life-giving, the Curing, and the Strengthening.Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen|Alexander Chodsko
The tank is of wrought iron or steel with strengthening pieces of angle iron.The Bacillus of Long Life|Loudon Douglas
Each city turned its attention to strengthening its own walls, and awaiting the attack of the Persians.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Meanwhile Murray lost no time in strengthening his position at Quebec.The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 2 of 2)|George Warburton
"By their opposition they are only strengthening her interest:" this was Susan's conclusion.