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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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Rhymes with Labor Force

  • reinforce
  • gift-horse
  • midcourse
  • remorse
  • perforce
  • outsource
  • laforce
  • ensource
  • enforce
  • endorse
  • divorce
  • vorce
  • source
  • sorce
  • nourse
  • norse
  • morss
  • morse
  • horse
  • hoarse
  • fourths
  • forse
  • course
  • 'course
  • corse
  • coarse
  • bourse
  • borse

2. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages.

Synonyms

  • organized labor
  • proletariat
  • stratum
  • socio-economic class
  • lumpenproletariat
  • class
  • labor force
  • social class
  • labor pool
  • proletarian
  • prole
  • working class
  • worker

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stay in place
  • hide
  • disappear

3. 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)

4. labor

noun. ['ˈleɪbɝ'] productive work (especially physical work done for wages).

Synonyms

  • labour
  • donkeywork
  • elbow grease
  • overwork
  • slavery
  • effort
  • work
  • hunting
  • plodding
  • manual labour
  • drudgery
  • exertion
  • manual labor
  • grind
  • travail
  • hackwork
  • overworking
  • corvee
  • sweat
  • haymaking
  • hunt
  • roping

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • open
  • universal
  • universal proposition

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. force

noun. ['ˈfɔrs'] a unit that is part of some military service.

Synonyms

  • spearhead
  • armor
  • guard
  • mujahadeen
  • mujahadein
  • naval unit
  • commando
  • mujahidin
  • military force
  • mujahideen
  • task force
  • enemy
  • Republican Guard
  • Haganah
  • command
  • trip wire
  • service
  • military man
  • social unit
  • air unit
  • militia
  • army unit
  • mujahedin
  • serviceman
  • man
  • headquarters
  • detail
  • phalanx
  • contingent
  • armour
  • military group
  • mujahadin
  • legion
  • military unit
  • Israeli Defense Force
  • unit
  • reserves
  • mujahedeen
  • military service
  • military personnel
  • armed service
  • IDF

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • friendly
  • hostile
  • nonalignment

Etymology

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

Sentences with labor-force


1. Noun Phrase
In some cases, governments contribute to labor arbitrage by making their national labor force more appealing, either by reducing payroll taxes for foreign businesses or relaxing workers' rights laws.

2. Noun Phrase
By the late 1600s, Virginians determined they needed a long-term labor force to complete the intense planting, transplanting and harvesting methods that tobacco required.

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