A powerful effect or influence.
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cast of mind,
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jet d'eau [Fr.];
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physics The influence that produces a change in a physical quantity.
Dutch: macht, power, kracht
Physical energy or intensity:
— He hit with all the force he could muster.
— A government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man.
synonyms: forcefulness, strength.
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Dutch: intensiteit, kracht, lichaamskracht, sterkte
Group of people willing to obey orders:
— A public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens.
Dutch: personeelsafdeling, personeelszaken
A unit that is part of some military service:
— He sent Caesar a force of six thousand men.
synonyms: military force, military group, military unit.
Dutch: formatie, krijgsmachtonderdeel, legerafdeling, legereenheid, legerformatie, legeronderdeel
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.
callithump [U.S.], ... show more
Dutch: bruutheid, geweld, gewelddadigheid
One possessing or exercising power or influence or authority:
— May the force be with you.
— The forces of evil.
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A group of people having the power of effective action.
of a law Having legal validity.
Dutch: geweld, kracht, truc, macht, ingang
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.
synonyms: force-out, force out, force play.
To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means:
— She forced him to take a job in the city.
synonyms: coerce, hale, pressure, squeeze.
be a liar
tell a lie
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cram down the throat,
thrust down the throat,
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lend one's aid;
come to the aid
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Dutch: dwingen, forceren, knijpen
Move with force.
Dutch: douwen, druk, duw, duwen, stoot
Impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably:
— She forced her diet fads on him.
Squeeze like a wedge into a tight space.
synonyms: squeeze, wedge.
Force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically.
synonyms: drive, ram.
Do forcibly; exert force.
Take by force.
Dutch: forceren, kraken, openbreken
Moby thesaurus: Niagara, abuse, actuate, acuteness, administer, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, affective meaning, aggression, aggressiveness, ambitiousness, amount, amperage, amplitude, animality, animate, apply, arm, armed forces, armipotence ... show more.
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