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Adjective: reinforced  ,ree-in'forst
  1. Given added strength or support
    "reinforced concrete contains steel bars or metal netting";
    - strengthened
  2. (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
    "the reinforced liquid detergents";
    - built
Verb: reinforce  ,ree-in'fors
  1. Make stronger
    "he reinforced the concrete";
    - reenforce
  2. Strengthen and support with rewards
    "Let's reinforce good behaviour";
    - reward

See also: improved, strong

Type of: beef up, fortify, instruct, learn, strengthen, teach

Encyclopedia: Reinforce