What does the word reinforcement mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Same as REINFORCE, etc.

Usage examples for reinforcement

  1. Notwithstanding this strong reinforcement of 5000 or 6000 fresh troops, it is by no means impossible, had the Confederates pushed resolutely forward, that the victory would have been far more complete. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. She had brought a lady and a gentleman to whom she wished to show what Lord Mark was showing Milly, and he took her straightway as a reinforcement. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  3. Either the churches, though able, will not give the means to send out missionaries, or the men for reinforcement will not volunteer. – Brazilian Sketches by T. B. Ray