coerce

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəʊˈ3ːrs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/koʊˈɝs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kō ûrs)

Inflections of 'coerce' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
coerces
v 3rd person singular
coercing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
coerced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
coerced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: To force
Synonyms:
impel, compel , constrain , pressure , force , threaten , press , blackmail , make , oblige, twist one's arm (slang), intimidate, bully , domineer, overbear, strong-arm, urge , pressgang, browbeat, beat into submission, extort, hold to ransom, squeeze , pressurize (US), pressurise (UK), put pressure on
Sense: To restrain
Synonyms:
restrict , constrain , curb , control , dominate , hinder , restrain

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