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Beef up   /bif əp/   Listen
Beef up

verb
1.
Make strong or stronger.  Synonyms: fortify, strengthen.  "Strengthen the relations between the two countries"






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"Beef up" Quotes from Famous Books



... long-boat they contrived to stow Some pounds of bread, though injured by the wet; Water, a twenty-gallon cask or so; Six flasks of wine; and they contrived to get A portion of their beef up from below, And with a piece of pork, moreover, met, But scarce enough to serve them for a luncheon— Then there was rum, ...
— Don Juan • Lord Byron



Words linked to "Beef up" :   buttress, confirm, fortify, modify, stabilize, brace up, change, brace, ruggedise, batten down, batten, vitalise, steady, undergird, substantiate, weaken, reinforce, restrengthen, secure, alter, stabilise, reenforce, vitalize, ruggedize



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