reenforce

verb

re·​en·​force

less common spelling of reinforce

transitive verb

1
: to strengthen by additional assistance, material, or support : make stronger or more pronounced
reinforce levees
reinforce the elbows of a jacket
reinforce ideas
2
: to strengthen or increase by fresh additions
reinforce our troops
were reinforcing their pitching staff
3
: to stimulate (a subject, such as an experimental animal) by reinforcement (see reinforcement sense 3)
also : to encourage (a response) by reinforcement

Examples of reenforce in a Sentence

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“Reenforce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reenforce. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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