reinforce

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌriɪnˈfɔrs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rē′in fôrs, -fōrs)

Inflections of 'reinforce' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
reinforces
v 3rd person singular
reinforcing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
reinforced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
reinforced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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reinforce

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. reinforce the [doors, windows, wall, chassis, helmet]
  2. reinforce [concrete, lead, metal]
  3. [was, has been] reinforced with [steel, iron, lead, titanium]
  4. reinforce the [army, troops, base, position]
  5. reinforce with [tanks, weapons, intelligence, aircraft]
  6. [tanks] were sent to reinforce the [army]
  7. reinforce the [idea, notion, concept]
  8. reinforce the [law, ruling, decision]
  9. reinforced through [the media, public opinion, advertising]
  10. reinforced my [feelings, opinion, judgment]
  11. reinforce the [stereotype, preconception] (that)
  12. her [actions, words, performance] reinforced my opinions of her
  13. my opinions were reinforced by his [actions]
  14. reinforce and [strengthen, protect, expand]
'reinforce' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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