Noun Definition


1.Definition: (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

Related Noun(s):reinforcer

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):strengthener

Category: Objects

3.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

Related Noun(s):reenforcement, support

Category: General

4.Definition: an act performed to strengthen approved behavior

Related Noun(s):reward

Category: General

5.Definition: information that makes more forcible or convincing

"His gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his complaints"

Related Noun(s):reenforcement

Category: General