beef up

Definitions of beef up
  1. verb
    make strong or stronger
    synonyms: fortify, strengthen
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    Antonyms:
    weaken
    lessen the strength of
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    vitalise, vitalize
    make more lively or vigorous
    ruggedise, ruggedize
    produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage
    substantiate
    solidify, firm, or strengthen
    restrengthen
    make strong again
    brace up, undergird
    make secure underneath
    confirm
    make more firm
    reenforce, reinforce
    make stronger
    buttress
    make stronger or defensible
    brace, stabilise, stabilize, steady
    support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    batten
    secure with battens
    batten, batten down, secure
    furnish with battens
    buttress
    reinforce with a buttress
    line
    reinforce with fabric
    bolster, bolster up
    support and strengthen
    ballast
    make steady with a ballast
    guy
    steady or support with a guy wire or cable
    mine
    lay mines
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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