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Meaning of REINFORCEMENT

Pronunciation:  `reein'fowrsmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support"
  2. [n]  an act performed to strengthen approved behavior
  3. [n]  a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener,"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
  4. [n]  (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it
  5. [n]  information that makes more forcible or convincing; "his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints"
 

REINFORCEMENT is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: reenforcement, reenforcement, reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, reward, strengthener, support
 
 See Also: approval, approving, backing, blessing, brace, bracing, carrot, close support, confirmation, device, input, military operation, mount, negative reinforcer, negative reinforcing stimulus, operation, positive reinforcer, positive reinforcing stimulus, safety arch, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`in*force"ment\ (-ment), n.
See {Re["e]nforcement}.

 

 

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