Usage examples for reinforce

  1. There were yells from other parts of the village as some of the other defenders, hearing the sounds of battle, came running to reinforce the home guard. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. I will not leave behind any of your brave fellows who have fought so hard here, but when I arrive at Calais will order two hundred men of the garrison to come over to reinforce you until you can make arrangements to get rid of the castle, if it is not to remain within my territory." – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  3. The regiments of Mondragon, Charles Mansfeld, Gonzaga, Berlaymont, and Arenberg had been despatched to reinforce Verdugo. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. The simplicity and inherent equality of our frontier life, its self- government and its local independence, tended to reinforce our leaning towards a peaceful internationalism. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  5. Not long after our destroyers arrived at Queenstown most of the British destroyers left to reinforce the hard- driven flotillas in the Channel and the North Sea, so that the destroyer forces at Queenstown under Admiral Bayly became almost exclusively American, though they worked with many British vessels- sloops, trawlers, sweepers, and mystery ships, in co- operation with British destroyers and other vessels in the north and other parts of Ireland. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  6. If the working class made such a demand to reinforce a general political demand for the relaxation of such an injunction, the Socialists would stand side by side with them everywhere. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  7. After the most important struggles of the war were over, they were sent to reinforce others, and so perished and came to nought; and not all at once, but piecemeal, as if their avenging fate had given way to Timoleon's good fortune for a season, lest the good should suffer from the punishment of the wicked. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  8. The Germans also drew heavily on their center and left wing to reinforce the right, and for a while the forces opposing one another at the extreme western end of the battle front were greater than at any other point. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  9. To their right and left the field track sank a foot or two below the surface of the field, and this scanty but precious shelter had allowed the rest of the line to stop half- way across and hold on to get its breath and allow a constant spray of supports to dash across the open and reinforce it. – Between the Lines by Boyd Cable
  10. Several gentlemen go as passengers, on condition of serving on the quarter deck in case of an encounter, and they will reinforce the party of the officers in case of a mutiny. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  11. French troops were ordered from the southwest to reinforce the British in the vicinity of Noyon. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  12. Mental and moral training must complement and reinforce each other, and each political unit be brought to realize that the interests of the vaster community take precedence over those of any part of it. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon