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force (n):
a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base
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the shortstop got the runner at second on a force
force (n):
an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
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he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one
Related Words: violence
force (n):
(of a law) having legal validity
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the law is still in effect
force (n):
physical energy or intensity
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he hit with all the force he could muster.
it was destroyed by the strength of the gale.
a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man

Related Word: fulness
force (n):
a powerful effect or influence
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the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
force (n):
a unit that is part of some military service
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he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men
force (n):
a group of people having the power of effective action
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he joined forces with a band of adventurers
force (n):
group of people willing to obey orders
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a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens
force (n):
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
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the mysterious presence of an evil power.
may the force be with you.
the forces of evil
force (n):
(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
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force equals mass times acceleration
force (v):
impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
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She forced her diet fads on him
force (v):
do forcibly; exert force
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Don't force it!
force (v):
cause to move by pulling
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draw a wagon.
pull a sled

Related Words: drawpull
force (v):
force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
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She rammed her mind into focus.
He drives me mad

Related Words: driveram
force (v):
squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
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I squeezed myself into the corner
Related Word: wedge
force (v):
take by force
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Storm the fort
Related Words: storm
force (v):
urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
Related Words: impel
force (v):
move with force,
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He pushed the table into a corner
Related Words: push
force (v):
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
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She forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information

Related Words: coercepressuresqueeze
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Let sleeping dogs lie

Uyuyan köpeği uyandırma.
Do not instigate trouble.; Leave something alone if it might cause trouble.


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