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KK Pronunciation

〔 forst,fɒrst 〕


〔 fɒːst 〕

Overview of verb force

The verb force has 9 senses

  • coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force -- (to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information")

  • impel, force -- (urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate)

  • push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

  • force, thrust -- (impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him")

  • wedge, squeeze, force -- (squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner")

  • force, drive, ram -- (force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad")

  • pull, draw, force -- (cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled")

  • force -- (do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!")

  • storm, force -- (take by force; "Storm the fort")

Overview of adj forced

The adj forced has 4 senses

  • forced -- (produced by or subjected to forcing; "forced-air heating"; "furnaces of the forced-convection type"; "forced convection in plasma generators")

  • forced -- (forced or compelled; "promised to abolish forced labor")

  • forced -- (made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing")

  • constrained, forced, strained -- (lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile")