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Definitions for reenforce
ˌri ənˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrsreen·force

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reinforce, reenforceverb

    make stronger

    "he reinforced the concrete"


  1. Reenforceverb

    (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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Reenforceverb

    To strengthen with new assistance.

    Etymology: re and enforce.

    The French have reenforc’d their scatter’d men. William Shakespeare.

    They used the stones to reenforce the pier. John Hayward.

    The presence of a friend raises fancy, and reenforces reason. Collier.


  1. reenforce

    To reenforce is to strengthen or support, giving more force or effectiveness to something. This can be accomplished through additional assistance, material, or by adding to existing resources or measures. Furthermore, it can also refer to repeating an action or process in order to make a concept, idea or learning more deeply ingrained or implemented.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reenforceverb

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reenforce in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reenforce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of reenforce in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Doherty:

    When the coronation films were shown on American television, the networks naturally sold advertising, and the Brits were upset that cigarette commercials were in disrespectful proximity to Her Majesty. This helped reenforce the Brits in their view that TV should continue to be government sponsored and paid for by taxes on the TV set and turned them away from considering the commercial model for TV like ours.


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