force

What are the hypernyms for force?

Hypernyms for force

organization physical phenomenon validity influence unit organisation putout aggression validness social unit causal agent hostility intensity social group causal agency intensiveness obligate move perforate displace cause compel thrust do oblige act penetrate make

Definitions for force

  • noun - 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; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
  • verb - impose urgently
  • noun - an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"
  • verb - do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"
  • verb - cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
  • verb - force into or from an action or state
  • verb - squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
  • verb - take by force; "Storm the fort"
  • verb - urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
  • verb - move with force
  • verb - to cause to do through pressure or necessity
  • noun - (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"
  • noun - physical energy or intensity; "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"
  • noun - a powerful effect or influence; "the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them"
  • noun - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
  • noun - a group of people having the power of effective action; "he joined forces with a band of adventurers"
  • noun - group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
  • noun - one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil"
  • noun - (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration"
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    Synonyms for force

    personnel strength military unit power force out violence military force force-out effect military group force play forcefulness thrust drive storm hale ram impel pressure pull wedge push draw squeeze coerce

    Antonyms for force

    No antonyms found for force.

    Holonyms for force

    military service armed service service

    Hyponyms for force

    impulse zip lifeblood enemy air unit mujahedin mujahideen echelon Israeli Defense Force commando spearhead armed service armed services paramilitary force police security force work force men troops line personnel Moloch attraction centrifugal force drift moment torsion vital force road rage energy pressure wheel task force armor mujahedeen mujahadein phalanx IDF contingent guerrilla force service military machine paramilitary unit police force private security force workforce patrol rank and file management personnel aerodynamic force attractive force centripetal force impetus propulsion torque vitality riot brunt vigor duress trip wire army unit armour mujahadeen guard Republican Guard militia detail guerilla force military war machine paramilitary organization constabulary military police manpower military personnel rank juggernaut affinity repulsion cohesion impulsion reaction magnetomotive force elan vital public violence momentum vigour heartbeat command naval unit mujahidin mujahadin legion Haganah reserves headquarters military service armed forces paramilitary paramilitary organisation law MP hands soldiery staff influence chemical attraction repulsive force Coriolis force Lorentz force stress life force domestic violence draw in tweak toenail pack together press repulse shove push out push away jam tumble bludgeon dragoon terrorise twitch stretch tug cart attract yank pull off impact nudge push force back flick obtrude muscle into stuff tip steamroller sandbag bring oneself stick pull back pluck drag pull in jerk pick off compress poke at repel push back jostle thrust out push up squeeze turn up the heat steamroll railroad sting adduct plunk haul draw winch toe compact prod drive beat back nose push aside thrust topple turn up the pressure squeeze for terrorize pull abduct pick hale

    Meronyms for force

    military personnel serviceman military man man

    Sounds like force

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