French translation of 'compel'
- (= force)
obligerto compel sb to do sth
contraindre qn à faire qch,
obliger qn à faire qchto feel compelled to do sth
se sentir obligé(e) de faire qch
Example Sentences Including 'compel'
That makes you a material witness, and the D. A. can compel you to testify.The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
We have no powers to compel men to register if they don't want to.Death and Transfiguration
I did lean forward to see if some psychic twinge would compel him to stop at the right pillar, but he ambled past it without pausing.Absolute Truths
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Translation of compel from the Collins English to French Dictionary