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Force 1Definition: To stuff; to lard; to farce.
Force 2Definition: A waterfall; a cascade.
Force 3Definition: Strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or energy; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; especially, power to persuade, or convince, or impose obligation; pertinency; validity; special signification; as, the force of an appeal, an argument, a contract, or a term.
Force 4Definition: Power exerted against will or consent; compulsory power; violence; coercion.
Force 5Definition: Strength or power for war; hence, a body of land or naval
combatants, with their
appurtenances, ready for action; an armament;
troops; warlike array; often in the plural; hence, a body of men prepared for action in other
ways; as, the laboring force of a plantation.
Force 6Definition: Strength or power exercised without law, or contrary to law, upon
Force 7Definition: Validity; efficacy.
Force 8Definition: Any action between two bodies which
tends to change, their relative condition as to rest or motion; or, more generally, which
tends to change, any physical relation between them, whether mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical, magnetic, or of any other kind; as, the force of gravity; cohesive force; centrifugal force.
Force 9Definition: To constrain to do or to forbear, by the exertion of a power not resistible; to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual
means; to coerce; as,
slaves to labor.
Force 10Definition: To compel, as by strength of evidence; as, to force conviction on the mind.
Force 11Definition: To do violence to; to overpower, or to compel by violence to one;s will; especially, to ravish; to violate; to commit rape upon.
Force 12Definition: To obtain or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress.
Force 13Definition: To impel, drive, wrest, extort, get,
etc., by main strength or violence; with a following adverb, as along, away, from, into, through, out,
Force 14Definition: To put in force; to cause to be executed; to make binding; to enforce.
Force 15Definition: To exert to the utmost; to urge; hence, to strain; to urge to excessive, unnatural, or untimely action; to produce by unnatural effort; as, to force a
consient or metaphor; to force a laugh; to force
Force 16Definition: To compel (an adversary or partner) to trump a trick by leading a suit of which he has none.
Force 17Definition: To provide with
forces; to reenforce; to strengthen by
soldiers; to man; to garrison.
Force 18Definition: To allow the force of; to value; to care for.
Force 19Definition: To use violence; to make violent effort; to strive; to endeavor.
Force 20Definition: To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate; hence, to force of, to make much account of; to regard.
Force 21Definition: To be of force, importance, or weight; to matter.
force 22Definition: an act of aggression (as one against a person who
resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"
force 23Definition: (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"
force 24Definition: physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
force 25Definition: a powerful effect or influence; "the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them"
force 26Definition: a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
force 27Definition: a group of people having the power of effective action; "he joined
forces with a band of
force 28Definition: group of people willing to obey
orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the
force 29Definition: one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the
forces of evil"
force 30Definition: (physics) the influence that
produces a change in a physical quantity; "force
equals mass times acceleration"
force 31Definition: impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet
fads on him"
force 32Definition: do forcibly; exert force;
force 33Definition: cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
force 34Definition: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He
drives me mad"
force 35Definition: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
force 36Definition: take by force; "Storm the fort"
force 37Definition: urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
force 38Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
force 39Definition: 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"