Other Words for Force

Force Adjective Synonyms
coercion, pressure, constraint, duress, compulsion, arm-twisting
When persuasion failed, the guards resorted to force.

power, might, energy, strength, potency, vigor, intensity, violence, impact, dynamism, pressure
The force of the blow knocked me down.

Force Noun Synonyms
push, drive, thrust, propel, prise or prize, break, wrench, crack, jemmy, pry
The tornado forced the chair through the wall. He forced open the safe and took the money.

meaning, import, significance
Are they able to cope with the full force of the word 'God'.

troops, soldiers, army
NATO forces are on maneuvers.

weight, persuasiveness, persistence, cogency, effectiveness, efficacy, strength, validity, significance, value
The force of his argument was sufficient to convince us.

make, oblige, require, compel, coerce, exact, constrain, enforce, impel, intimidate, pressure or also pressurize, press, dragoon, twist (someone's) arm, bulldoze, put the squeeze on (someone)
Each of us was forced to dig his own grave.

Force Verb Synonyms
exact, extort, extract, wrest, wring, drag
The CIA tried to force a confession from her.

More Words for Force

Might / Wrench / Import / Drive / Make / Extract / Drag / Press / Break / Pressure / Crack

Intermolecular Force

Science / Chemistry / Intermolecular Force: An attraction or repulsion between molecules. Intermolecular forces are much weaker than chemical bonds. Hydrogen bonds, dipole-dipole interactions, and London forces are examples of intermolecular fo MORE

Centrifugal Force

Science / Weather / Centrifugal Force: The apparent force in a rotating system that deflects masses radially outward from the axis of rotation. This force increases towards the equator and decreases towards the poles. MORE

Van Der Waals Force

Science / Chemistry / Van Der Waals Force: A force acting between nonbonded atoms or molecules. Includes dipole-dipole, dipole-induced dipole, and London forces. MORE

Labor Force

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Labor Force: The number of employed individuals in the civilian workforce and armed services. MORE

Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA)

Technology / Cell Phones / Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA): A 1994 law granting law enforcement agencies the ability to wiretap new digital networks and requiring wireless and wireline carriers to enable surveillance equipment use in digital networks. MORE

Centripetal Force

Science / Weather / Centripetal Force: The force required to keep an object moving in a curved or circular path. It is directed inwards toward the center of the curved path. MORE