Thesaurus

reinforce

verb
variants: also reenforce

Synonyms & Antonyms of reinforce

to provide evidence or information for (as a claim or idea)
  • letters of recommendation that reinforced the committee's opinion of the candidate

Synonyms for reinforce

Words Related to reinforce

Near Antonyms for reinforce

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about reinforce

Time Traveler for reinforce

Time Traveler

The first known use of reinforce was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Reinforce.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reinforce. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on reinforce

Dictionary: Definition of reinforce

Medical Dictionary: Definition of reinforce

Nglish: Translation of reinforce for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of reinforce for Arabic Speakers

Comments on reinforce

What made you want to look up reinforce? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!