Synonyms of forced


1. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force, compel, oblige, obligate

usage: to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"

2. impel, force, cause, do, make

usage: urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate

3. push, force, move, displace

usage: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"

4. force, thrust, compel, oblige, obligate

usage: impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"

5. wedge, squeeze, force, move, displace

usage: squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"

6. force, drive, ram, thrust

usage: force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"

7. pull, draw, force, move, displace

usage: cause to move by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"

8. force, act, move

usage: do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"

9. storm, force, penetrate, perforate

usage: take by force; "Storm the fort"


1. forced

usage: produced by or subjected to forcing; "forced-air heating"; "furnaces of the forced-convection type"; "forced convection in plasma generators"

2. forced, involuntary (vs. voluntary), nonvoluntary, unvoluntary

usage: forced or compelled; "promised to abolish forced labor"

3. forced, unscheduled (vs. scheduled)

usage: made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"

4. constrained, forced, strained, affected (vs. unaffected), unnatural

usage: lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"

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Definition and meaning of forced (Dictionary)