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  1. List of paraphrases for "compelled":

    forced, obliged, bound, obligated, coerced, required, constrained

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#485required
#2573forced
#3403bound
#14732constrained
#15303obliged
#17405compelled
#18664obligated
#47743coerced

How to use compelled in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Steve Williams:

    We can only invest so much time and money in this effort and will feel compelled to move on to other opportunities if we don't see substantial support for our bid on Friday.

  2. Vaclav Havel:

    Human beings are compelled to live within a lie, but they can be compelled to do so only because they are in fact capable of living in this way. Therefore not only does the system alienate humanity, but at the same time alienated humanity supports this system as its own involuntary masterplan, as a degenerate image of its own degeneration, as a record of people's own failure as individuals.

  3. Wynn Smiley:

    Our investigation revealed that no pledge was compelled to participate, regardless, the actions are contrary to the ideals and principles of Alpha Tau Omega and are highly offensive.

  4. Mylan NV:

    Although it's Mylan's policy to not comment on rumors or speculation, given the egregious inaccuracy of reports issued this morning, the company is compelled to confirm that the Reuters article is untrue.

  5. Morris Pollard:

    I suddenly found myself confronting a community in which racism and bigotry were acceptable social practices, i was never able to establish friendships in my neighborhoods and was compelled to spend most of my time around the city's Hebrew Day School, where I felt at least physically safe and emotionally protected.


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