To have an increased effect.
to strengthen a jury by adding skilled people
1. To give a boost to; be beneficial to.
2. To increase or raise; SYN. advance.
3. To increase the voltage of; SYN. supercharge.
4. To push or shove upward, as if from below or behind.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: built).
1. To be engaged in building.
2. To build or establish something abstract; SYN. establish.
3. To develop and grow.
4. To found or ground.
5. To give form to, according to a plan.
6. To order, supervise, or finance the construction of.
1. To enlarge or increase.
2. To form steadily; SYN. work up, build, progress.
3. To grow or intensify.
4. To increase or strengthen gradually; SYN. work up, build.
1. To increase; SYN. heighten, raise.
2. To make better or more attractive.
1. To set up or found; SYN. set up, found, launch.
2. To set up or lay the groundwork for; SYN. found, plant, constitute, institute.
3. To use as a basis for; found on; SYN. base, ground, found.
4. To bring about; SYN. give.
ETYM Written also highten.
1. To become more extreme; SYN. rise.
2. To increase the height of.
3. To make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity.
1. To become more intense; SYN. deepen.
2. To make more intense, stronger, or more marked;,; SYN. compound, heighten, deepen.
To seek to employ
1. To make stronger; SYN. reenforce.
2. To strengthen and support with rewards; SYN. reward.
3. To stimulate (as an experimental animal or a student) with a reinforcer; also; to encourage (a response) with a reinforcer
1. To become stiff or stiffer
2. To make stiff or stiffer
3. To restrict; SYN. tighten, tighten up, constrain.
1. To gain strength
2. To make strong or stronger; SYN. beef up, fortify.