[ verb ] make stronger
Used in print(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
The study of the St._Louis area 's economic prospects prepared for the Construction_Industry Joint_Conference confirms and reinforces both the findings of the Metropolitan St._Louis Survey of 1957 and the easily observed picture of the Missouri-Illinois countryside .(McCall's Needlework and Crafts, Spring-Summer,...)
Join B to bottom of A , scoring and reinforcing with clay coil .
Construct sides , bottom and top as for box , using slip on scored edges and coils of clay to reinforce seams .
Trim away excess clay ; reinforce seam with a coil of clay .
Bend handle ; press scored handle ends firmly in_place using dowel to reinforce container while pressing ; use slip to join .
[ verb ] (education) strengthen and support with rewards
"Let's reinforce good behavior"
Used in print(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The religion supports , re-enforces , reaffirms , and maintains the fundamental values .