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Synonym of Forces

Forces Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
armed force, armed service, army, array, career soldiers, fighting force, fighting machine, firepower, ground forces, ground troops, hands, host, legions, men, military establishment, occupation force, paratroops, personnel, rank and file, ranks, regular army, regulars, ski troops, soldiery, standing army, storm troops, the big battalions, the line, the military, troops, units, work force


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WordNet 2.0

1. a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
(synonym) military unit, military force, military group
(hypernym) unit, social unit
(hyponym) trip wire
(member-holonym) military service, armed service, service
(member-meronym) serviceman, military man, man, military personnel
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
2. one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil"
(synonym) power
(hypernym) causal agent, cause, causal agency
(hyponym) juggernaut, steamroller
3. (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity; "force equals mass times acceleration"
(hypernym) physical phenomenon
(hyponym) aerodynamic force
(derivation) pull, draw
(classification) physics, physical science, natural philosophy
4. group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"
(synonym) personnel
(hypernym) organization, organisation
(hyponym) guerrilla force, guerilla force
5. a powerful effect or influence; "the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them"
(hypernym) influence
(hyponym) pressure
6. an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"
(synonym) violence
(hypernym) aggression, hostility
(hyponym) domestic violence
(derivation) storm
7. physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
(synonym) forcefulness, strength
(hypernym) intensity, intensiveness
(hyponym) brunt
8. a group of people having the power of effective action; "he joined forces with a band of adventurers"
(hypernym) social group
9. (of a law) having legal validity; "the law is still in effect"
(synonym) effect
(hypernym) validity, validness
(classification) law, jurisprudence

1. 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"
(synonym) coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure
(hypernym) compel, oblige, obligate
(hyponym) turn up the heat, turn up the pressure
(cause) act, move
2. urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
(synonym) impel
(hypernym) cause, do, make
3. move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
(synonym) push
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) nudge, poke at, prod
(entail) press
(see-also) displace, force out
(verb-group) push
4. impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
(synonym) thrust
(hypernym) compel, oblige, obligate
(hyponym) stick, sting
5. squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; "I squeezed myself into the corner"
(synonym) wedge, squeeze
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) impact
6. force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
(synonym) drive, ram
(hypernym) thrust
(hyponym) toe, toenail
(verb-group) drive
7. do forcibly; exert force; "Don't force it!"
(hypernym) act, move
(hyponym) pull
(see-also) gouge, force out
8. cause to move along the ground by pulling; "draw a wagon"; "pull a sled"
(synonym) pull, draw
(hypernym) move, displace
(hyponym) twitch
(verb-group) pull
9. take by force; "Storm the fort"
(synonym) storm
(hypernym) penetrate, perforate
(derivation) violence

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