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Another word for coerce

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Verb
  1. To compel by pressure or threats

      1. Using physical force or coercion:
      2. To use physical force or coercion against.
      3. To rob by force.
      1. To seize control of (a vehicle such as an airplane or bus) by use of force, especially as a way of reaching an alternate destination or as an act of terrorism.
      2. To kidnap (a person in a vehicle):
      3. To stop and rob (a vehicle in transit).
      1. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      2. Power made operative against resistance; exertion:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. A member of a European military unit trained and armed to fight mounted or on foot.
      2. To subjugate or persecute by the imposition of troops.
      3. To compel by violent measures or threats; coerce.
      1. A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.
      2. A card game in which the object is to accumulate cards with a higher count than that of the dealer but not exceeding 21.
      3. Sphalerite.
    See also:

    persuasion

  2. To cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

      1. The act of pressing.
      2. The condition of being pressed.
      3. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
      1. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
      2. To make indebted or grateful:
      3. To do a service or favor for:
      1. To compel or constrain by a social, legal, or moral requirement.
      2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      3. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
      2. Power made operative against resistance; exertion:
      3. The use of physical power or violence to compel or restrain:
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
      2. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
      3. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
    See also:

    attack

Another word for coerce

Verb
  1. To force

      1. The act of pressing.
      2. The condition of being pressed.
      3. The application of continuous force by one body on another that it is touching; compression.
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
      2. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
      3. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
      1. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
      2. To drive forward; propel.
  2. To restrain

      1. To exercise authoritative or dominating influence over; direct:
      2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
      3. To hold in restraint; check:
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
      2. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction: