Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de compel

(verbo) 
Definition
to force (to be or do something)
the introduction of legislation to compel cyclists to wear a helmet
Sinônimos
force
They forced him to work round-the-clock.
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make
You can't make me do anything.
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enforce
They tried to limit the cost by enforcing a low-tech specification.
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railroad (informal)
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drive
Curiosity drove me to probe into what they worked on together.
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oblige
This decree obliges unions to delay strikes.
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constrain
Individuals will be constrained to make many sacrifices for the greater good.
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hustle (slang)
The guards hustled Harry out of the car.
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necessitate
A prolonged drought had necessitated the introduction of water rationing.
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coerce
He argued that the government had coerced him into resigning.
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bulldoze (informal)
My business partner tried to bulldoze into leaving the company.
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impel
I felt impelled to go on speaking.
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dragoon
He had been dragooned into the excursion.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of bulldoze
Definition
to coerce (someone) into doing something by intimidation
My business partner tried to bulldoze into leaving the company.
Sinônimos
railroad (informal),
cow,
put the screws on
in the sense of coerce
Definition
to compel or force
He argued that the government had coerced him into resigning.
Sinônimos
railroad (informal),
bulldoze (informal),
press-gang,
twist (someone's) arm (informal),
in the sense of constrain
Definition
to compel or force
Individuals will be constrained to make many sacrifices for the greater good.

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