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reinforce meaning

EN[-ɔː(r)s]
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    Definition of reinforce in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGreinforcesPRreinforcingPT, PPreinforcedPREre-
    1. VT To strengthen, especially by addition or augmentation.
      1. He reinforced the handle with a metal rod and a bit of tape.
    2. VT To emphasize or review.
      1. The right homework will reinforce and complement the lesson!
    3. VT To encourage a behavior or idea through repeated stimulus.
      1. Advertising for fast food can reinforce unhealthy dietary tendencies.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The right homework will reinforce and complement the lesson!
      • Advertising for fast food can reinforce unhealthy dietary tendencies.
      • He reinforced the handle with a metal rod and a bit of tape.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
        • Words by prefix
          • Words prefixed with re-
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
      Related Links:
      1. en reinforcement
      2. en reinforces
      3. en reinforced
      4. en reinforcer
      5. en reinforcers
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of reinforce for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "reinforce" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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