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for·ti·fy

 (fôr′tə-fī′)
v. for·ti·fied, for·ti·fy·ing, for·ti·fies
v.tr.
To make strong, as:
a. To strengthen and secure (a position) with fortifications.
b. To reinforce by adding material.
c. To impart physical strength or endurance to; invigorate.
d. To give emotional, moral, or mental strength to; encourage: Prayer fortified us during our crisis.
e. To strengthen or enrich (food, for example), as by adding vitamins.
v.intr.
To build fortifications.

[Middle English fortifien, from Old French fortifier, from Late Latin fortificāre : Latin fortis, strong; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

for′ti·fi′a·ble adj.
for′ti·fi′er n.
for′ti·fy′ing·ly adv.

fortified

(ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪd)
adj
1. (of a place) defensible, due to walls, trenches, etc
2. strengthened physically, mentally, or morally
3. (of a garment, structure, etc) strengthened, supported, or reinforced
4. (of wine) having spirits or alcohol added in order to produce sherry, port, etc
5. (of food) having increased nutritious value due to added vitamins and minerals
6. supported or confirmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fortified - secured with bastions or fortificationsfortified - secured with bastions or fortifications
protected - kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
2.fortified - having something added to increase the strength; "fortified wine"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
Translations

fortified

[ˈfɔːrtɪfaɪd] adj [house, castle] → fortifié(e)fortified wine nvin m viné
References in classic literature ?
And whoever shall fortify his town well, and shall have managed the other concerns of his subjects in the way stated above, and to be often repeated, will never be attacked without great caution, for men are always adverse to enterprises where difficulties can be seen, and it will be seen not to be an easy thing to attack one who has his town well fortified, and is not hated by his people.
A fortified trading post was to be established on the Columbia, to carry on a trade with the natives for salmon and peltries, and to fish and trap on their own account.
"So much for the fortified heights; but the hollows too have their own story.
In his military capacity he commands the federal troops, provides for garrisons, and in general regulates military affairs; disposes of all appointments, from colonels to ensigns, and of the governments and posts of fortified towns.
You are having Belle-Isle-en-Mer secretly fortified. That is wrong.
The city of Naum, which we were approaching, is a frontier of the Chinese empire, and is fortified in their fashion.
The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
Once more she ventured, and this time she fortified herself with the thought: "It's a good lie -- it's a good lie -- I won't let it grieve me." So she sought the jacket pocket.
I evolved this sage reflection, as, lost deep down in the green alleys of the dingle, having fortified the romantic side of my nature with sandwiches and sherry, I lazily put the question to myself as to what manner of girl I expected the Golden Girl to be.
As to fortified places, what is proper for some governments is not proper for all; as, for instance, a lofty citadel is proper for a monarchy and an oligarchy; a city built upon a plain suits a democracy; neither of these for an aristocracy, but rather many strong places.
Mine to vindicate through all risks and all sacrifices--through the hopeless struggle against Rank and Power, through the long fight with armed deceit and fortified Success, through the waste of my reputation, through the loss of my friends, through the hazard of my life.
You must except, nevertheless, Marcus Antonius, the half partner of the empire of Rome, and Appius Claudius, the decemvir and lawgiver; whereof the former was indeed a voluptuous man, and inordinate; but the latter was an austere and wise man: and therefore it seems (though rarely) that love can find entrance, not only into an open heart, but also into a heart well fortified, if watch be not well kept.