vb. To drive or urge with force, or irresistibly; to force; to constrain; to oblige; to necessitate, either by physical or moral force. To take by force or violence; to seize; to exact; to extort. To force to yield; to overpower; to subjugate. To gather or unite in a crowd or company. To call forth; to summon.
Syn. - To force; constrain; oblige; necessitate; coerce. See Coerce.
- vb. To make one yield or submit.