Reinforce - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrs|  American pronunciation of the word reinforce
Brit.  |riːɪnˈfɔːs|  British pronunciation of the word reinforce

verb

- make stronger(syn: reenforce)

he reinforced the concrete

- strengthen and support with rewards(syn: reward)

Let's reinforce good behavior

Examples

The captain sent out another squad to reinforce the troops.

Our camp is reinforced with supplies flown in by helicopter.

The levees will need to be reinforced.

The bad weather forecast only reinforces our decision to leave early tomorrow.

Some critics say that the movie reinforces negative stereotypes about the military.

We do our best to reinforce good conduct in the classroom.

The army was reinforced with a fresh group of soldiers.

Any good speaker should be able to reinforce his argument with facts.

The film reinforces the idea that women should be pretty and dumb.

Let's reinforce good behavior

...a round of steel to reinforce the wooden beam...

they had to reinforce the center

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: reinforce
he/she/it: reinforces
present participle: reinforcing
past tense: reinforced
past participle: reinforced
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