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co·erce

 (kō-ûrs′)
tr.v. co·erced, co·erc·ing, co·erc·es
1. To pressure, intimidate, or force (someone) into doing something. See Synonyms at force.
2. To bring about or gain by pressure, threat, or force: coerced agreement among the parties; coerced a confession from the suspect.

[Latin coercēre, to control, restrain : co-, co- + arcēre, to enclose, confine.]

co·erc′er n.
co·erc′i·ble adj.

coerce

(kəʊˈɜːs)
vb
(tr) to compel or restrain by force or authority without regard to individual wishes or desires
[C17: from Latin coercēre to confine, restrain, from co- together + arcēre to enclose]
coˈercer n
coˈercible adj

co•erce

(koʊˈɜrs)

v.t. -erced, -erc•ing.
1. to compel by force or intimidation: to coerce someone into signing a document.
2. to bring about through force; exact: to coerce obedience.
3. to dominate or control, esp. by exploiting fear, anxiety, etc.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin coercēre to hold in, restrain <co- co- + arcēre to keep in, keep away, akin to arca ark]
co•erc′er, n.
co•er′ci•ble, adj.

coerce


Past participle: coerced
Gerund: coercing

Imperative
coerce
coerce
Present
I coerce
you coerce
he/she/it coerces
we coerce
you coerce
they coerce
Preterite
I coerced
you coerced
he/she/it coerced
we coerced
you coerced
they coerced
Present Continuous
I am coercing
you are coercing
he/she/it is coercing
we are coercing
you are coercing
they are coercing
Present Perfect
I have coerced
you have coerced
he/she/it has coerced
we have coerced
you have coerced
they have coerced
Past Continuous
I was coercing
you were coercing
he/she/it was coercing
we were coercing
you were coercing
they were coercing
Past Perfect
I had coerced
you had coerced
he/she/it had coerced
we had coerced
you had coerced
they had coerced
Future
I will coerce
you will coerce
he/she/it will coerce
we will coerce
you will coerce
they will coerce
Future Perfect
I will have coerced
you will have coerced
he/she/it will have coerced
we will have coerced
you will have coerced
they will have coerced
Future Continuous
I will be coercing
you will be coercing
he/she/it will be coercing
we will be coercing
you will be coercing
they will be coercing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coercing
you have been coercing
he/she/it has been coercing
we have been coercing
you have been coercing
they have been coercing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coercing
you will have been coercing
he/she/it will have been coercing
we will have been coercing
you will have been coercing
they will have been coercing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coercing
you had been coercing
he/she/it had been coercing
we had been coercing
you had been coercing
they had been coercing
Conditional
I would coerce
you would coerce
he/she/it would coerce
we would coerce
you would coerce
they would coerce
Past Conditional
I would have coerced
you would have coerced
he/she/it would have coerced
we would have coerced
you would have coerced
they would have coerced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.coerce - 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"
turn up the heat, turn up the pressure - apply great or increased pressure; "The Democrats turned up the heat on their candidate to concede the election"
drive - to compel or force or urge relentlessly or exert coercive pressure on, or motivate strongly; "She is driven by her passion"
bludgeon - overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club; "The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas"
steamroll, steamroller - bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure; "The Senator steamrollered the bill to defeat"
squeeze for - squeeze someone for money, information, etc.
dragoon, railroad, sandbag - compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone"
terrorise, terrorize - coerce by violence or with threats
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
bring oneself - cause to undertake a certain action, usually used in the negative; "He could not bring himself to call his parents"

coerce

verb force, compel, bully, intimidate, railroad (informal), constrain, bulldoze (informal), dragoon, pressurize, browbeat, press-gang, twist (someone's) arm (informal), drive He argued that the government had coerced him into resigning.

coerce

verb
1. To compel by pressure or threats:
Informal: hijack, strong-arm.
2. To cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance:
Translations
يُرغِم، يُكرِه
nutit
tvinge
òvinga
prievarta
piespiest

coerce

[kəʊˈɜːs] VTobligar, coaccionar
to coerce sb into doing sthobligar a algn a hacer algo, coaccionar a algn para que haga algo

coerce

[kəʊˈɜːrs] vt
to coerce sb into doing sth → forcer qn à faire qch

coerce

vtzwingen; to coerce somebody into doing somethingjdn dazu zwingen or nötigen (geh), → etw zu tun

coerce

[kəʊˈɜːs] vt to coerce sb (into doing sth)costringere qn (a fare qc)

coerce

(kəuˈəːs) verb
to force (a person into doing something).
coˈercion (-ʃən) noun
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