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'force' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'force'
1. a unit that is part of some military service
he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men
2. one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
may the force be with you
the forces of evil
3. (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
force equals mass times acceleration
4. group of people willing to obey orders
a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens
5. a powerful effect or influence
the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
6. 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
7. physical energy or intensity
he hit with all the force he could muster
8. a group of people having the power of effective action
he joined forces with a band of adventurers
9. (of a law) having legal validity
10. a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
the shortstop got the runner at second on a force

'force' - used as a verb
11. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
She forced him to take a job in the city
12. urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
13. move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
14. impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably
She forced her diet fads on him
15. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
16. force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
17. do forcibly; exert force
Don't force it!
18. cause to move by pulling
19. take by force

derived forms
1. Force / Plural
forces
2. Force / Past
forced
3. Force / Third Person
forces
4. Force / Present Participle
forcing
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Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
Two objects have struck the earth with enough force to destroy a whole city. Each object, one in 1908 and again in 1947, struck regions of Siberia. Not one human being was hurt either time.