What does forced mean?

Definitions for forcedfɔrst, foʊrst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word forced.

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"

  2. forced(adj)

    forced or compelled

    "promised to abolish forced labor"

  3. forced(adj)

    made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency

    "a forced landing"

  4. constrained, forced, strained(adj)

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

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

Wiktionary

  1. forced(Adjective)

    obtained forcefully, not naturally

    Her forced smile was harder and harder to keep as her critical father kept on complaining about her.

  2. forced(Adjective)

    opened or accessed using force

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forced

    of Force

  2. Forced(adj)

    done or produced with force or great labor, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forced' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1364

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forced' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2616

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forced in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Bernard Shaw:

    Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

  2. Rafay Baloch:

    Two common problems with our society: 1) We are forced to study what we are not passionate about. 2) We are forced to love what ever we get.

  3. Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari:

    If there is no other solution but this (military), then we will adopt this solution. If we are forced to fight and defend our sovereignty and riches, we will be forced to fight.

  4. Cynthia Struckman-Johnson:

    They're physically forced or forced through blackmail to engage in sex, to have someone say this is chosen is just showing such great disregard for what we know about the world of sexual assault in prison.

  5. Charles Kingsley:

    Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.

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Translations for forced

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • принудителенBulgarian
  • násilný, přinucený, vynucenýCzech
  • βεβιασμένοςGreek
  • вынужденный, насильственный, принудительныйRussian

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