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Synonyms for forced
fɔrst, foʊrst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forced(adj)

    produced by or subjected to forcing

    "forced-air heating"; "furnaces of the forced-convection type"; "forced convection in plasma generators"

    constrained, strained

    unaffected, voluntary, scheduled

  2. forced(adj)

    forced or compelled

    "promised to abolish forced labor"

    constrained, strained

    scheduled, voluntary, unaffected

  3. forced(adj)

    made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency

    "a forced landing"

    constrained, strained

    unaffected, voluntary, scheduled

  4. constrained, forced, strained(adj)

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

    "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"

    labored, constrained, agonistic, strained, laboured

    unaffected, voluntary, scheduled

Editors Contribution

  1. made

    he made you do it!

    well, i'm going to hate him forever because you made him do it!

    Submitted by nick200097 on November 25, 2020  
  2. made

    he made you do it!

    well, i'm going to hate him forever because you made him do it!

    Submitted by anonymous on November 25, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. forced(a.)

    compelled, constrained

  2. forced(a.)

    strained, unnatural, catachrestic, far-fetched, studiously sought

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. forced(a)

    involuntary, compulsory, strained, far-fetched

    spontaneous, voluntary, discretional, optional, elective

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How to use forced in a sentence?

  1. Paul Kanitra:

    If people are not going to be responsible and protect themselves and others from this pandemic, then the government is forced to step in and restore common sense to save lives.

  2. Matthew Hasson:

    The difficult thing now is that Glencore are forced sellers and if I was buying something off them, I wouldn't give them a very good price, because I would know they were desperate.

  3. Albert Ho:

    It's a forced disappearance. All those who have disappeared are related to the Causeway Bay bookshop and this bookshop was famous, not only for the sale, but also for the publication and circulation of a series of sensitive books.

  4. Mike Smolak:

    There’s no reaching for the phone here — except to take a picture of the kids or grandkids picking a pumpkin, maybe, in the corporate world, people are forced to engage in team building.Here, we are offering family building, using the agricultural world!

  5. Brett Kavanaugh:

    That was a group that was being forced to provide certain kind of health coverage over their religious objection to their employees. And under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the question was first, was this a substantial burden on the religious exercise ? And Religious Freedom Restoration Act seemed to me quite clearly Religious Freedom Restoration Act was, religious Freedom Restoration Act was a technical matter of filling out a form in that case.

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Translations for forced

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  • принудителенBulgarian
  • násilný, přinucený, vynucenýCzech
  • βεβιασμένοςGreek
  • ಬಲವಂತವಾಗಿKannada
  • вынужденный, насильственный, принудительныйRussian
  • زبردستیUrdu
  • 被迫Chinese

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. juiceless
    • B. drippy
    • C. steamy
    • D. sodden

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