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Another word for compel

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

      1. To pressurize.
      2. To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
      3. To force or try to force, as by influence or persuasion:
      1. To do a service or favor:
      2. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
      3. To make indebted or grateful:
      1. To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
      2. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      3. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      1. To rise or accumulate:
      2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
      3. To draw up and execute in a suitable form:
      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
      1. To keep within certain limits; confine or limit:
      2. To force; compel; oblige
      3. To compel by physical, moral, or circumstantial force; oblige:
      1. To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force:
      2. To bring about by using force; enforce
      3. To pressure, intimidate, or force (someone) into doing something.
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Another word for compel