coerce definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To force to do something or believe in a specific method by utilization of force, threats, or intimidation; compel.
    • To dominate, restrain, or control forcibly: coerced the strikers into compliance. See Synonyms at force.
    • to effect a result of by force or menace: attempts to coerce agreement.
    • To restrain by power, especially for legal reasons or expert; to repress; to control.
    • To compel or constrain to your action.
    • To compel or enforce.
  • verb:
    • To restrain by power, especially legally or expert; to repress; to curb.
    • to utilize force, risk, fraud, or intimidation in make an effort to compel someone to work against their might.
    • to make an attribute, typically of a data kind, to battle the attribute of some other information kind.
    • resulting in to accomplish through stress or requirement, by actual, ethical or intellectual means :
  • others:
    • To restrain or constrain by force, as because of the power of law or expert; specially, compel to conformity; constrain to obedience or submission in a vigorous or forcible way.
    • To rob of by force; restrain of.
    • To enforce; compel by forcible action: because, to coerce obedience.

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