Compel synonyms

kəm-pĕl'

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To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
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To force into, or hold in, close bounds; confine
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Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
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To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
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The definition of urgent is something pressing or important, or something that requires immediate attention.
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To force payment of; extort
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To try to force (something upon someone); to urge or inculcate.
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To use force against in order to harm; start a fight with; strike out at with physical or military force; assault
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(Archaic) To compel, oblige (someone or something); to force. [from 16th c.]
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To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
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Causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent
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Command is defined as to give orders or exert authority over someone or something.
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To seize (property) for military or government use
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To subject to discipline; train; control
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To subjugate or persecute by the imposition of troops.
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To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
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To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
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To wrest from an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture, or any undue or illegal exercise of power or ingenuity; to wrench away (from); to tear away; to wring (from); to exact; as, to extort contributions from the vanquished; to extort confessions of guilt; to extort a promise; to extort payment of a debt.
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To compel to go:
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(Intransitive) to be an inconvenience
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(Intransitive, colloquial) To proceed (in a direction).
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To make a formal appeal or application (for)
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To require something to be brought about.
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The definition of oblige is to compel, force or obligate someone to do something by force, or to do as someone wishes, or to be indebted to someone.
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To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to subdue.
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To successfully convince (someone) to agree to, accept, or do something, usually through reasoning and verbal influence. Compare sway.
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Require is defined as to need or demand.
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(Slang) To forcibly or deceitfully induce (another) to do something
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To press in order to extract liquid, juice, etc.
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To discover by observation; discern:
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To force one's way (into, through, etc.)
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To advocate earnestly the doing, consideration, or approval of; press for:
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To stop or deflect a ball or puck by using one's body.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
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To prevent something from happening.
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To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
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Requiring others to work hard or meet high expectations:
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Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise.
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The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive.
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To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
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Cause means to produce a result.
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