Definition of Force in English :
Define Force in English
Force meaning in English
Meaning of Force in English
Pronunciation of Force in English
Force pronunciation in English
Pronounce Force in Englishsee synonyms of force
a powerful effect or influence
Example Sentences:'the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them'
(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
Example Sentences:'force equals mass times acceleration'
physical energy or intensity
Example Sentences:'he hit with all the force he could muster''it was destroyed by the strength of the gale''a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man'
4. force, personnel
group of people willing to obey orders
Example Sentences:'a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens'
a unit that is part of some military service
Example Sentences:'he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men'
6. force, violence
an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
Example Sentences:'he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one'
7. force, power
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
Example Sentences:'the mysterious presence of an evil power''may the force be with you''the forces of evil'
a group of people having the power of effective action
Example Sentences:'he joined forces with a band of adventurers'
9. effect, force
(of a law) having legal validity
Example Sentences:'the law is still in effect'
a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
Example Sentences:'the shortstop got the runner at second on a force'
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
Example Sentences:'She forced him to take a job in the city''He squeezed her for information'
13. force, push
move with force,
Example Sentences:'He pushed the table into a corner'
14. force, thrust
impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
Example Sentences:'She forced her diet fads on him'
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
Example Sentences:'I squeezed myself into the corner'
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
Example Sentences:'She rammed her mind into focus''He drives me mad'
cause to move by pulling
Example Sentences:'draw a wagon''pull a sled'
do forcibly; exert force
Example Sentences:'Don't force it!'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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