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To push, drive, or move forward; propel
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  1. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
  2. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
  3. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
(Archaic) To gather or drive together by force, as a flock
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  1. (Archaic) To gather or drive together by force, as a flock
  2. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
  3. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
To force; compel; oblige
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  1. To force; compel; oblige
  2. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
  3. To produce in a forced or inhibited manner:
To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
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  1. To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
  2. The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
  3. To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
To keep or confine within physical limits:
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  1. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  2. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
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  1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
  2. To produce in a forced or inhibited manner:
  3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
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  1. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
  2. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  3. To restrain; check; control
To exercise authority over; direct; command
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  1. To exercise authority over; direct; command
  2. To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
  3. To hold in restraint; check:
To coerce by threats.
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  1. To coerce by threats.
  2. To hit or beat with a blackjack.
  3. To force (a person) to do something by threatening, as if with a blackjack
(Historical) To use dragoons to harass or persecute (someone)
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  1. (Historical) To use dragoons to harass or persecute (someone)
  2. To force someone into doing something; to coerce.
  3. To subjugate or persecute by the imposition of troops.
To put in force
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  1. To put in force
  2. To produce with effort and against one's will:
  3. To break down or open by force:
To take control of (something) without permission or authorization and use it for one's own purposes:
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  1. To take control of (something) without permission or authorization and use it for one's own purposes:
  2. To cheat, swindle, etc. by or as by the use of force
  3. To steal (goods in transit, a truck and its contents, etc.) by force
(Often figuratively) To coerce, to muscle.
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  1. (Often figuratively) To coerce, to muscle.
  2. To use physical force or violence upon, esp. in robbing
  3. To rob by force.
To force or constrain, as to do something
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  1. To force or constrain, as to do something
  2. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
  3. To get or bring about by force
To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
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  1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
  2. To force; compel; oblige
  3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
To get or take by force; wrest; extort
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  1. To get or take by force; wrest; extort
  2. (Obs.) To give or add force to
  3. (--- Bridge) To make a bid that requires (one's partner) to bid in response
To rise or accumulate:
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  1. To rise or accumulate:
  2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
  3. To draw up and execute in a suitable form:
To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
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  1. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
  2. Capable of existing only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role. An obligate aerobe, such as certain bacteria, can live only in the presence of oxygen. An obligate parasite cannot survive independently of its host.
  3. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
To bind someone by performing a service for that person.
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  1. To bind someone by performing a service for that person.
  2. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
  3. To make indebted or grateful:
To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
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  1. To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
  2. The force per unit area that one region of a gas, liquid, or solid exerts on another. Pressure is usually measured in Pascal units, atmospheres, or pounds per square inch. &diamf3; A substance is said to have negative pressure if some other substance exerts more force per unit area on it than vice versa. Its value is simply the negative of the pressure exerted by the other substance.
  3. To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
Find another word for coerce. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for coerce, like: impel, compel, constrain, pressure, restrict, constrain, curb, control, force, threaten and dominate.