- a procedure, as a reward or punishment, that alters a response to a stimulus.
- the act of reinforcing a response.
Related formsnon·re·in·force·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for reinforcement
He did so while specifically tying his decision to the reinforcement of civilian control.
The cargo includes cement, reinforcement bars, and prefabricated wooden houses.
This reinforcement, however, soon put an end to the action, and Jones with his ally obtained the victory.The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling|Henry Fielding
This reinforcement brought two guns with it; thus nothing was left to me but retreat.Three Years' War|Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
The day we reached Hawkinsville we met a reinforcement coming out from Macon to join us.
A single antagonist he would easily have shaken off; but a reinforcement was at hand.The Cock and Anchor|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Rosworm was obliged to send 20 of his 50 musketeers as reinforcement, and the royalists were at length driven back with some loss.The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)|Ernest Broxap