Reinforce Definition

reenforced, re-enforced, reenforces, re-enforces, reenforcing, re-enforcing, reinforced, reinforces, reinforcing
reinforced, reinforces, reinforcing
To give more force or effectiveness to; strengthen.
The news reinforced her hopes.
American Heritage
To strengthen (a military, naval, or air force) with additional troops, ships, planes, etc.
Webster's New World
To strengthen or make stronger, as by patching, propping, adding new material, etc.
Webster's New World
To increase the number or amount of.
Webster's New World
To make stronger or more compelling.
To reinforce one's arguments.
Webster's New World

Origin of Reinforce

  • re– inforce (variant of enforce)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • re- +"Ž inforce

    From Wiktionary

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