reinforcing Definition

  • 1strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material
  • 2encourage or stimulate (a belief or behavior) by additional help, material, or support

Using reinforcing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "reinforcing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The bridge needs reinforcing to withstand the weight of heavy vehicles.

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    The teacher is reinforcing the importance of good study habits.

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    The company is reinforcing its commitment to sustainability.

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    The positive feedback from her boss reinforced her confidence in her abilities.

reinforcing Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: reinforcing in Brief

The term 'reinforcing' [ˌriːɪnˈfɔːsɪŋ] refers to strengthening or supporting an object or substance with additional material or encouraging a belief or behavior with additional help or support. Examples include reinforcing a bridge to withstand heavy vehicles or reinforcing the importance of good study habits. Synonyms include 'strengthening,' 'bolstering,' and 'fortifying.'

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