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Wordnet 3.0


1. secured with bastions or fortifications;
[syn: bastioned, fortified]

2. having something added to increase the strength;
- Example: "fortified wine"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fortify \For"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fortified; p. pr. & vb. n. Fortifying.] [F. fortifier, L. fortificare; fortis strong + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Fort, and -fy.] 1. To add strength to; to strengthen; to confirm; to furnish with power to resist attack. [1913 Webster] Timidity was fortified by pride. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster] Pride came to the aid of fancy, and both combined to fortify his resolution. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To strengthen and secure by forts or batteries, or by surrounding with a wall or ditch or other military works; to render defensible against an attack by hostile forces. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fortified adj 1: secured with bastions or fortifications [syn: bastioned, fortified] 2: having something added to increase the strength; "fortified wine"