reinforcement


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for reinforcement

Synonyms for reinforcement

a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission

information that makes more forcible or convincing

Related Words

a device designed to provide additional strength

an act performed to strengthen approved behavior

References in classic literature ?
How can they need reinforcements when they already have half the army directed against a weak, unentrenched Russian wing?
Having dismounted he went up to the Emperor with rapid strides and in a loud voice began boldly demonstrating the necessity of sending reinforcements.
They all asked for reinforcements and all said that the Russians were holding their positions and maintaining a hellish fire under which the French army was melting away.
All the old methods that had been unfailingly crowned with success: the concentration of batteries on one point, an attack by reserves to break the enemy's line, and a cavalry attack by "the men of iron," all these methods had already been employed, yet not only was there no victory, but from all sides came the same news of generals killed and wounded, of reinforcements needed, of the impossibility of driving back the Russians, and of disorganization among his own troops.
cried Porthos, "they are sending us reinforcements, don't you think they are, Aramis?
You are right; they are reinforcements, decidedly, or provisions.
Both De Montfort and the King ceased fighting as they gazed upon this body of fresh, well armored, well mounted reinforcements.
It will take a month to collect and bring them hither and in the meantime the slaves within the city are to organize secretly, stealing and hiding arms against the day that the reinforcements arrive.
Contract notice: the services, which are the subject of this contract, concern the construction work on the final reinforcement of the building, the pop commune of lyon 69 002.
MAC 360 FF serves as a noncorrosive, three-dimensional, secondary reinforcement alternative to conventional welded-wire reinforcement, small diameter bars and steel fibers.
For many applications, the substitution of welded wire reinforcement for rebar can significantly reduce the total installed cost of a project and shorten the construction timeline.
Similar to FCT, this procedure is an example of a differential reinforcement of alternative behavior (DRA) approach to the treatment of problem behavior.
This has led researchers around the world to investigate the influence of reinforcement corrosion on the seismic performance of existing RC structures [3-11].
Milliken & Company's MilliCap Reinforcement Tape is Milliken's strengthening technology for rubber goods such as tires and belts.
Suboptimal Choice by Pigeons: Value of the Conditioned Reinforcer Determines Choice not the Frequency of Reinforcement
Full browser ?