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Force

Synonyms for force:

Sense 1

paternalism, the CID, supremacy, initiative, bludgeon, powerhouse, drag in, public opinion, patriarchy, oligopoly, importance, dragoon, the Metropolitan Police, swat team, uncork, RUC, sprightliness, pry, strike force, beef, rein, supervision, vice squad, flying squad, virility, the forefront, endurance, the Beaufort scale, lordship, browbeat, apron strings, pester, ascendancy, police department, thrust upon, effort, gusty, New Scotland Yard, greatness, highway patrol, power play, gale-force, Interpol, dominion, unscrew, pump, veto, brawn, pocket veto, oppression, bulldoze, strong-arm, the KGB, regimentation, Importune, impose, constraint, dominance, power trip, railroad through, resilience, athleticism, predominance, riot police, eloquence, trammel, governorship, the secret police, bully pulpit, drag into, Scotland Yard.

Sense 2

northerly, northeasterly, southeasterly, enterprise, roll down, the last word, get-up-and-go, unhook, pin down, force majeure, duress, sinew, assumption, department, hold to, peppiness, leadership, seize, animation, badger, soul, whip into, southerly, reinforcement, repercussion, coercion, southwesterly, gape, draw back, forensics, biting, dictation, hijack, railroad, tolerance, hold over, restraint, discipline, pressurize, clutch, westerly, northwesterly, muscle, monopoly, lean on, oblige, inflict, reign, tooth, stampede.

Sense 3

presence, spell, value, unit, tyranny, offshore, buffalo, mantle, ravish, violent, unlock, easterly, corps, bully, north, following, south.

Sense 4

nag, resistance, reach, west, kick, gentle.

Sense 5

east, assault, penetrating, cutting, violate, piercing, soft.

Sense 6

opening, bug, say, grip, direction.

Sense 7

keen.

Sense 8

try.

Sense 9

open up.

Sense 10

weight, rise.

Sense 11

hold, guard.

Sense 13

high.

Sense 16

light.

Sense 20

spread.

Sense 22

open, fall.

bind

obligate.

bring

prompt, engender.

coerce

term, coerce.

cram

jampack, wedge, squash.

force

compel.

pressure

pressure, stress, strain.

pump

force out, draw off.

purchase

leverage.

require

oblige, obligate.

spirit

mettle.

steamroll

steamroller.

stress

tension.

vividness

color.

weight

gravity.

Other synonyms and related words:

intensity, repercussion, multitude, vehemence, impact, strain, pressure, compel, personnel, fall, constrain, impression, press, coerce, violence, array, value, weight, oblige, furiousness, forcefulness, run.

Sense 2 (noun)

oppression, duress, coercion, restraint.

Sense 4 (noun)

unit.

Sense 5 (noun)

leadership, monopoly, oligopoly, peppiness, animation, greatness, get-up-and-go, sprightliness.

Sense 6 (noun)

constraint.

Sense 7 (noun)

endurance, athleticism, muscle, brawn, weight, resistance, virility.

Sense 8 (noun)

impact, repercussion, police.

Sense 9 (noun)

bully, badger, compel, bulldoze, drag into, nag, pester.

Sense 10 (noun)

create, corps.

Sense 11 (noun)

the Beaufort scale, east, following, gusty, biting, gentle, cutting, gale-force, easterly.

Sense 12 (noun)

strain.

Sense 13 (noun)

Interpol, highway patrol, forensics, the CID, guard, flying squad.

Sense 14 (noun)

unlock, open up, unscrew, try, pry.

authority (noun)

control, superiority, seniority, steam, commission, entitlement, title, authority, stature, empowerment, Prepotency, sovereignty, precedence, kingship, license, domination, prestige, sway, right, prerogative, credential, primacy, powerfulness, purview, command, mandate, birthright, mastery, privilege, enfranchisement, rank, mightiness, clout, cogency, faculty, office, punch, influence.

cause (noun)

evocation, mainspring, execution, provocation, elicitation, motive, inspiration, compulsion, generation, determinant, compunction, enforcement, grounds, basis, root, action, origination, source, factor, effectuation, stimulus, motivator.

crew (noun)

cell, sect, complement, phalanx, hive, fraternity, colony, detachment, cadre, platoon, coalition, body, gang, crowd, party, clique, host, aggregation, covey, drove, tribe, cabal, regiment, faction, outfit, pack, collection, squad, detail, coterie, ring, bevy, bunch, league, string, army, band, troop, crew, brigade, society, caucus, school, mob, litter, group, assemblage, junta, troupe, assembly, company, staff, retinue, set, battalion, fellowship, clan, fleet, team, wing, union, herd, posse, club, nest, circle, flock, division.

efficacy (noun)

efficacy.

energy (noun)

puissance, pep, zip, vigor, verve, snap, spirit, zeal, stamina, might, activity, strength, energy, zing, vim, fervor, vivacity, potency, spunk, effervescence.

importance (noun)

importance.

impulse (noun)

momentum, impulsion.

influence (noun)

effectiveness.

lawman (noun)

police.

life (noun)

vim.

meaning (noun)

point.

mental power, energy (noun)

capability, persuasiveness, efficacy, fierceness, cogency, influence, point, effectiveness, puissance, intensity, ability, drive, authority, vehemence, competence, emphasis, effect, forcefulness, dominance.

military (noun)

soldiery.

military organization (noun)

crew, detachment, squad, cell, guard, army, battalion, unit, regiment, troop, corps, host, body, division.

motive (noun)

fomentation, fermentation, goading, impulsion, stimulation, magnetism, enticement, propulsion, catalyst, facilitation, prompting, induction.

physical energy, power (noun)

impact, compulsion, fury, pressure, vigor, enforcement, potency, clout, strength, punch, coercion, effort, might, muscle, sinew, stress, stuff, duress, horsepower, tension, momentum, push, violence, steam, stimulus, strain.

police force (noun)

highway patrol.

power (noun)

grasp, competence.

strength (noun)

Potence, powerfulness.

tightness (noun)

tension.

cause (verb)

engender, elicit, give rise to, make, inspire, engineer, evoke, produce, generate, effect, act, induce, cause, provoke, motivate, drive, originate, enforce, execute, bring about.

communication (verb)

thrust.

effect (verb)

impact.

energize (verb)

invigorate, power, spark, empower, activate, fire, charge, energize, rouse, revive, recharge.

motivate (verb)

entice, encourage, instigate, hasten, hurtle, shoot, impel, goad, trigger, propel, knock, jostle, shove, fling, prompt, jerk, catapult, ferment, bump, prod, thrust, strike, magnetize, urge, ram, nudge, lob, throw, poke, jolt, pitch, launch, jog, move, sling, hurl, push, stimulate, foment, heave.

obligate to do something (verb)

contract, cause, compel, impel, urge, command, extort, blackmail, pin down, impose, burden, coerce, drag, enforce, make, press, pressurize, charge, constrain, strong-arm, dragoon, inflict, wring, move, necessitate, oblige.

use violence upon (verb)

pry, assault, ravish, propel, violate, squeeze, thrust.

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