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Synonyms for reinforce
ˌri ɪnˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrsre·in·force

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  1. reinforceverb

    bolster, encourage, teach, fortify, reward, learn, buttress, review, emphasize, line, augment, strengthen, repeat, instruct

  2. reinforceverb

    To strengthen, especially by addition or augmentation.

    He reinforced the handle with a metal rod and a bit of tape.

    buttress, bolster, augment, review, strengthen, fortify, emphasize, teach, instruct, line, learn, repeat, reward, encourage

  3. reinforceverb

    To emphasize or review.

    The right homework will reinforce and complement the lesson!

    teach, learn, fortify, repeat, bolster, reward, instruct, buttress, line, review, augment, encourage, strengthen, emphasize

  4. reinforceverb

    To encourage a behavior or idea through repeated stimulus.

    Advertising for fast food can reinforce unhealthy dietary tendencies.

    repeat, learn, buttress, encourage, instruct, augment, teach, fortify, reward, strengthen, emphasize, line, bolster, review

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reinforce, reenforceverb

    make stronger

    "he reinforced the concrete"

    reenforce, reward

  2. reinforce, rewardverb

    strengthen and support with rewards

    "Let's reinforce good behavior"

    reenforce, honour, honor, repay, pay back, reward

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  1. guird

    i used this sentence in an insurance report. "note one of many vertical 4" "i" beams installed (right, foreground) to guird the rear elevation basement wall."

    Submitted by anonymous on November 19, 2019  

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  1. Neil Leinwand:

    I really struggle with putting any of my dollars into Hormel's pockets, we just reinforce that every time a consumer is buying an Applegate product, they are supporting a farmer, they are supporting a network.

  2. Steve Warren:

    We have seen that. We believe that the success is 200-plus kilometers of ground that the Syrian Arab Coalition has managed to take, to some extent, validates this program, it's not a complete validation - I want to be clear about that. But we're encouraged by what we see and ... we intend to reinforce success.

  3. Eric Schiffer:

    Musk's meltdown will change Tesla's ability to raise capital when he needs it with a sector of investors, at this critical point, he needs to reinforce confidence, not raise a narrative of him as unstable and whose rational side is lost in space.

  4. Matos Fernandes:

    Firefighters have prepared themselves to reduce the risk of contagion but we cannot say a decrease in human resources won't happen, that's why we decided to reinforce vigilance.

  5. Anita Clayton:

    The brain is very plastic, so the more you reinforce those circuits, the better they work, and if you don’t use it, there’s this atrophy.

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