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Synonyms for impose
ɪmˈpoʊz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enforce, impose(verb)

    compel to behave in a certain way

    "Social relations impose courtesy"

    Synonyms:
    implement, bring down, visit, levy, inflict, apply, enforce

  2. inflict, bring down, visit, impose(verb)

    impose something unpleasant

    "The principal visited his rage on the students"

    Synonyms:
    chitchat, land, bring down, confab, overthrow, enforce, inspect, trim down, overturn, lower, get down, call in, cut, jaw, chit-chat, claver, trim back, trim, see, chew the fat, cut down, call, reduce, levy, natter, gossip, travel to, subvert, visit, take down, cut back, put down, inflict, shoot the breeze, confabulate, let down, chat, chatter, chaffer

  3. levy, impose(verb)

    impose and collect

    "levy a fine"

    Synonyms:
    bring down, recruit, visit, raise, levy, inflict, enforce

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impose

    Synonyms:
    lay, inflict, fix, set, place, enjoin

    Antonyms:
    remove, disburden

  2. impose

    Synonyms:
    delude, deceive, dupe, circumvent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put, lay, set, place

  2. impose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prescribe, enjoin, appoint

  3. impose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    obtrude, palm, pass off

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How to say impose in sign language?

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How to use impose in a sentence?

  1. Barack Obama:

    Without a deal, the international sanctions regime will unravel, with little ability to re-impose it, With this deal, we have the possibility to peacefully resolve a major threat to regional and international security.

  2. Kevin McCarthy:

    I am prepared to support an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that provides new legal authorities to go after ISIL and other terrorist groups. However, I will not support efforts that impose undue restrictions on the U.S. military and make it harder to win.

  3. Matthew Jury:

    There have been outrageous delays to date and it seems as though those delays would simply be interminable, the families are not content to simply wait forever for the inquiry to give a publication date and if (inquiry head John Chilcot) does not impose a timetable ... they will be seeking judicial redress.

  4. Anthon St Maarten:

    Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What you believe to be possible will always come to pass - to the extent that you deem it possible. It really is as simple as that.

  5. Jeremy Dys:

    We have the state trying to impose strictures upon the church, i think we’ve gone a long way away from who we are as a country when the state starts telling Cambridge Christian schools they can no longer pray in public.


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