force [-s] n


  1. Strength; active power; vigor; might; energy.
  2. Momentum.
  3. That which causes an operation or moral effect.
  4. Moral power to convince the mind.
  5. Resources in war; armament; troops.
  6. Destiny; necessity; compulsion.
  7. Inner power.

force [-ed, -s, forcing] v

see force, n.

  1. Compel; coerce.
  2. Overpower by strength.
  3. Impel; press; drive; draw; push.