Force in a sentence

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Definition of Force

  • To stuff; to lard; to farce.
  • A waterfall; a cascade.
  • Capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or energy; especially, power to persuade, or convince, or impose obligation; pertinency; validity; special signification; as, the force of an appeal, an argument, a contract, or a term.
  • Power exerted against will or consent; compulsory power; violence; coercion; as, by force of arms; to take by force.
  • Strength or power for war; hence, a body of land or naval combatants, with their appurtenances, ready for action; -- an armament; troops; warlike array; -- often in the plural; hence, a body of men prepared for action in other ways; as, the laboring force of a plantation; the armed forces.
  • Strength or power exercised without law, or contrary to law, upon persons or things; violence.
  • Validity; efficacy.
  • Any action between two bodies which changes, or tends to change, their relative condition as to rest or motion; or, more generally, which changes, or tends to change, any physical relation between them, whether mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical, magnetic, or of any other kind; as, the force of gravity; cohesive force; centrifugal force.
  • To constrain to do or to forbear, by the exertion of a power not resistible; to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means; to coerce; as, masters force slaves to labor.
  • To compel, as by strength of evidence; as, to force conviction on the mind.
  • To do violence to; to overpower, or to compel by violence to one's will; especially, to ravish; to violate; to commit rape upon.
  • To obtain, overcome, or win by strength; to take by violence or struggle; specifically, to capture by assault; to storm, as a fortress; as, to force the castle; to force a lock.
  • To impel, drive, wrest, extort, get, etc., by main strength or violence; -- with a following adverb, as along away from into through out, etc.
  • To exert to the utmost; to urge; hence, to strain; to urge to excessive, unnatural, or untimely action; to produce by unnatural effort; as, to force a conceit or metaphor; to force a laugh; to force fruits.
  • To compel (an adversary or partner) to trump a trick by leading a suit of which he has none.
  • To use violence; to make violent effort; to strive; to endeavor.
  • To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate; hence, to force of, to make much account of; to regard.
  • To be of force, importance, or weight; to matter.
  • 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
  • an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)
  • (of a law) having legal validity
  • physical energy or intensity
  • a powerful effect or influence
  • a unit that is part of some military service
  • a group of people having the power of effective action
  • group of people willing to obey orders
  • one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
  • (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
  • impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
  • do forcibly; exert force
  • force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
  • squeeze like a wedge into a tight space
  • take by force
  • urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
  • move with force
  • to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

How to use force in a sentence. Force pronunciation.

It was to him, however, like a ground-wire in telegraphy- it carried off the nervous force tingling in him and driving him to impulsive action, while his reputation called for a constant outward urbanity, a philosophical apathy.
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For their standard was a standard of might the only right; but he-his whole life had been nurtured in an atmosphere of right and justice, had been a spiritual demonstration against force.
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It has the rare fire of aggression; is ever more upon the offence than upon the defence; has, withal, the false lure of freedom from restraint, the throbbing force of sympathy.
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I had not the strength to fight the forces around me.
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At last, however, she met David's eyes, and they guided her, for in them was a steady strength and force which gave her confidence.
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It was not these matters that vexed him now, but the underlying forces of life set in motion by the blow which killed a fellow-man.
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The awful forces behind visible being hung him in the middle space between consciousness and dissolution.
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Whether she felt the force of this innuendo or not, Louise took it in good part.
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It is also capable of saying much in little, and saying it with tremendous force.
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For, in Russian novels, the irresolution of the men is equalled only by the driving force of the women.
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It is astonishing that so small a work can show such colossal force.
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Force is its prime quality-physical, mental, religious.
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But there are two ground qualities in his realistic method absent in the four Frenchmen: humour and moral force.
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And he could not help preaching, because he had boundless sympathy with the weakness and suffering of his fellow-creatures, and because he believed with all the tremendous force of his character in the Christian religion.
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In the prominent representative of the 'children,' Bazarov, he recognized a certain moral force, the energy of character, which favourably contrasts this strong type of realist with the puny, characterless, weak-willed type of the former generation; but having recognised the positive side of the young type, he could not but show up their shortcomings to life and before the people, and thus take their laurels from them.
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We have a wholesome respect for him, as we respect any ruthless, terrible force; but the word "love" does not express our feeling toward him.
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But the smoke really rose from the flames of anger in his own heart, fanned by a woman's breath, who delighted to see her mild giant for once smite his enemies with all his force.
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The silver tones and subtle music of Turgenev's clavichord were followed by the crashing force of Tolstoi's organ harmonies, and by the thrilling, heart-piercing discords struck by Dostoevski.
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All the great qualities of the mature man are in this slender volume: the wideness of his mercy, the great deeps of his pity, the boundlessness of his sympathy, and his amazing spiritual force.
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So far as the narrative goes, one may skip a score of leaves at will; but in the midst of aimless and weary gabble, passages of extraordinary beauty and uncanny insight strike out with the force of a sudden blow.
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Examples of Force

Example #1
He had had his great fight for place and power, alien as he was in religion, though he had lived in Egypt since a child.
Example #2
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
Example #3
He was with out fear, as he was without an undue love of life.
Example #4
To his mind, never a criminal in this land but less a criminal than he!
Example #5
Therein lies the power of evil, that it is ever new, ever fortified by continuous conquest and achievements.
Example #6
How large do small issues seem till we have faced the momentous things!