Definitions for reenforceˌri ənˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reinforce, reenforce(verb)

    make stronger

    "he reinforced the concrete"


  1. Reenforce(v. t.)

    (Psychology) To increase the likelihood that (a specific behavior) will be repeated by giving a reward or punishment to a person or animal; as, to reenforce the students' willingness to study by giving awards for good grades.

  2. Origin: [Pref. re- + enforce: cf. F. renforcer.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reenforce(verb)

    to strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reenforce an argument; to reenforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet

  2. Reenforce

    something which reenforces or strengthens

  3. Reenforce

    an additional thickness of canvas, cloth, or the like, around an eyelet, buttonhole, etc

  4. Origin: [See Reenforce, v., and cf. Ranforce, Reinforce.]


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