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1. force

verb. ['ˈfɔrs'] 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

  • bludgeon
  • drive
  • coerce
  • squeeze for
  • dragoon
  • obligate
  • steamroll
  • turn up the pressure
  • oblige
  • terrorise
  • terrorize
  • squeeze
  • steamroller
  • act
  • move
  • railroad
  • sandbag
  • compel
  • bring oneself
  • pressure
  • hale

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • raise
  • unwind

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

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2. force

noun. ['ˈfɔrs'] a powerful effect or influence.

Synonyms

  • influence
  • duress
  • heartbeat
  • lifeblood
  • pressure

Antonyms

  • certain
  • impossible
  • few
  • natural object

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

3. force

noun. ['ˈfɔrs'] (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity.

Synonyms

  • repulsion
  • attractive force
  • reaction
  • Lorentz force
  • cohesion
  • magnetomotive force
  • moment
  • vital force
  • propulsion
  • Coriolis force
  • push
  • repulsive force
  • impulsion
  • aerodynamic force
  • torque
  • drift
  • centripetal force
  • physical phenomenon
  • pull
  • thrust
  • stress
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • life force
  • elan vital
  • vitality
  • chemical attraction
  • impetus
  • torsion

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • insulator

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

4. force

noun. ['ˈfɔrs'] physical energy or intensity.

Synonyms

  • brunt
  • vigor
  • forcefulness
  • energy
  • momentum
  • zip
  • vigour
  • strength
  • impulse
  • intensity

Antonyms

  • woman
  • black
  • white
  • contract

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

5. force

noun. ['ˈfɔrs'] group of people willing to obey orders.

Synonyms

  • workforce
  • organisation
  • paramilitary organization
  • soldiery
  • constabulary
  • war machine
  • men
  • patrol
  • military machine
  • manpower
  • rank
  • MP
  • armed forces
  • private security force
  • hands
  • line personnel
  • organization
  • service
  • law
  • police
  • personnel
  • military
  • paramilitary
  • police force
  • guerilla force
  • guerrilla force
  • paramilitary force
  • paramilitary unit
  • rank and file
  • security force
  • military police
  • troops
  • staff
  • work force
  • management personnel
  • military personnel
  • military service
  • paramilitary organisation
  • armed service

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • inconspicuous
  • sterile
  • scarce

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

6. force

verb. ['ˈfɔrs'] urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate.

Synonyms

  • cause
  • impel
  • do

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • go
  • precede

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

7. force

verb. ['ˈfɔrs'] move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner".

Synonyms

  • jostle
  • muscle into
  • drive
  • nose
  • push
  • topple
  • squeeze
  • flick
  • tumble
  • repulse
  • push away
  • move
  • obtrude
  • thrust
  • poke at
  • repel
  • jerk
  • shove
  • push back
  • press
  • thrust out
  • tip
  • nudge
  • push up
  • push out
  • jam
  • prod
  • force back
  • beat back
  • displace
  • push aside

Antonyms

  • attract
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • force (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fors (Old Norse)

8. feed

verb. ['ˈfiːd'] provide as food.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide
  • ply

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • demand
  • emit
  • keep down

Etymology

  • feden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. feed

noun. ['ˈfiːd'] food for domestic livestock.

Synonyms

  • pigwash
  • birdseed
  • feed grain
  • slop
  • pet food
  • cud
  • nutrient
  • rechewed food
  • pet-food
  • fodder
  • bird food
  • creep feed
  • food
  • provender
  • silage
  • cattle cake
  • bird feed
  • ensilage
  • pigswill
  • fish meal
  • mast
  • slops
  • mash
  • petfood
  • oil cake
  • blood meal
  • corn gluten feed

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • feden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. feed

verb. ['ˈfiːd'] give food to.

Synonyms

  • graze
  • nutrify
  • wet-nurse
  • give
  • nourish
  • undernourish
  • dine
  • slop
  • bottlefeed
  • aliment
  • overfeed
  • eat
  • range
  • breastfeed
  • cater
  • fodder
  • crop
  • nurse
  • provide
  • inject
  • lunch
  • ply
  • malnourish
  • scavenge
  • supply
  • lactate
  • force-feed
  • breakfast
  • give suck
  • spoonfeed
  • suckle
  • suck
  • regurgitate
  • pasture
  • corn

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • eat out
  • eat in

Etymology

  • feden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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