verb. ['koʊˈɝːs'] to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city".
- squeeze for
- turn up the pressure
- bring oneself
- stay in place
- coercere (Latin)
Rhymes with Coerce
Sentences with coerce
1. Verb, base form
This suggests that the bride finally found a man to coerce into marriage.
Quotes about coerce
1. A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.
- James Allen
2. Truth resides in every human heart,and one has to search for it there,and to be guided by truth as one sees it.But no one has a right to coerce othersto act according to his own view of truth.
- Mahatma Gandhi
3. I hold strongly to this: that it is better to be impetuous than circumspect; because fortune is a woman and if she is to be submissive it is necessary to beat and coerce her.
- Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli - Original Version