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1. reinforcement

noun. ['ˌriːɪnˈfɔrsmənt'] a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission.

Synonyms

  • reenforcement
  • operation
  • close support
  • military operation

Antonyms

  • depressant
  • debilitating
  • fall
  • natural depression

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Words that Rhyme with Reinforcement

  • enforcement
  • endorsement

Example sentences of the word reinforcement


1. Noun, singular or mass
In time the dog will learn the correct behavior through positive reinforcement.

2. Adjective
Check the new blades for reinforcement strips, the long thin pieces of metal or plastic along the sides.

2. reinforcement

noun. ['ˌriːɪnˈfɔrsmənt'] a device designed to provide additional strength.

Synonyms

  • device
  • bracing
  • mount
  • brace
  • backing
  • strengthener

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize

3. reinforcement

noun. ['ˌriːɪnˈfɔrsmənt'] (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it.

Synonyms

  • stimulation
  • negative reinforcer
  • stimulus
  • negative reinforcing stimulus
  • stimulant
  • positive reinforcer
  • input
  • reinforcer
  • reinforcing stimulus

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • boycott
  • invalidate

4. reinforcement

noun. ['ˌriːɪnˈfɔrsmənt'] an act performed to strengthen approved behavior.

Synonyms

  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval
  • reward

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • stand still
  • wane
  • decrease

5. reinforcement

noun. ['ˌriːɪnˈfɔrsmənt'] information that makes more forcible or convincing.

Synonyms

  • reenforcement

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
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