Common misspellings for force:
Definition of force:
- To constrain to door to forbear by the exertion of a power not resistible; to overpower by strength; to draw or push by main strength: to compel by strength of evidence: to take by force; to violate: to overstrain; to distort; to cause to ripen prematurely.
- To stuff. See Farce.
- To compel; to obtain by force; to coerce; to draw or push by main strength; to ravish.
- Power, or a power that produces or tends to produce change; energy; active power; momentum; compulsory power; moral power to convince the mind; validity; power to bind or hold; troops: an army or navy; a body organized for action; necessity; any unlawful violence to person or property. Physical force, the force of physical constraint. External forces, those forces which act upon bodies of matter at sensible distances, as gravitation. Moral force, the power of acting on the reason in judging and determining. Mechanical force, any cause which tends to alter a body's state of rest or of uniform motion in a straight line. Correlation of forces, the convertibility of one mode of force into another, as of heat into motion, and vice versa. Conservation of force. See Energy.
- Active power; vigour; quantity of power produced by motion; violence; troops; a body of land or naval combatants; capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; power to persuade or convince.