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Compel (IPA: /kəmˈpɛɫ/)


Compel (v. t.)

To drive or urge with force, or irresistibly; to force; to constrain; to oblige; to necessitate, either by physical or moral force.

Compel (v. t.)

To take by force or violence; to seize; to exact; to extort.

Compel (v. t.)

To force to yield; to overpower; to subjugate.

Compel (v. t.)

To gather or unite in a crowd or company.

Compel (v. t.)

To call forth; to summon.

Compel (v. i.)

To make one yield or submit.

Compel Synonyms

Command, Require

Compel Synonyms

Obligate, Oblige

Translations

Compel in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants' hall." - J. M. Barrie

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Morse: I could compel you to comply." - Inspector Morse (TV series)


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