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"


  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


  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. Le Pen:

    They will be forced to get dressed.

  2. Ram Kaji Shrestha:

    We are forced to live like animals.

  3. Dejan Stojanovic:

    There can be no forced inspiration.

  4. Zvi Ammar:

    We are now forced to hide a little bit.

  5. Nicolas Panet-Raymond:

    It forced us to review the way we work.

Images & Illustrations of forced

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Translations for forced

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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