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  Words related to reinforcement

Related / Similar Words: support, reenforcement, reward, strengthener, reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer

 

Definition:
  • a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; "they called for artillery support";
  • an act performed to strengthen approved behavior;
  • a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook";
  • (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it;
  • information that makes more forcible or convincing; "his gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints";

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    Hyponyms: close support, carrot, backing, mount, brace, bracing, safety arch, positive reinforcing stimulus, positive reinforcer, negative reinforcing stimulus, negative reinforcer

     

    Derivational Morphology: reinforce, reenforce, reward, strengthen, beef up, fortify

     

     
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