What does forced mean?

Definitions for forced
fɔrst, foʊrstforced

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forcedadjective

    produced by or subjected to forcing

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

  2. forcedadjective

    forced or compelled

    "promised to abolish forced labor"

  3. forcedadjective

    made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency

    "a forced landing"

  4. constrained, forced, strainedadjective

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

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

Wiktionary

  1. forcedadjective

    obtained forcefully, not naturally

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

  2. forcedadjective

    opened or accessed using force

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forced

    of Force

  2. Forcedadjective

    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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. forced

    Exerted to the utmost; urged; hence, strained, urged to excessive or unnatural action; as, a forced march.

Editors Contribution

  1. forced

    To do something without wanting to.

    Submitted by nick200097 on November 28, 2020  

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

How to pronounce forced?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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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

Examples of forced in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    I understand that you are claiming it is almost impossible to forgive, but only easier to forget. The truth is that, you can only forgive that which you have forced your mind to forget. We must forget first, then forgiveness will come by itself.

  2. Michael Jackson:

    It breaks my heart to tell you that I am forced to postpone the Unbreakable Tour until the spring.

  3. Pat Shurmur:

    There were many things that were good, certainly, you dont want anybody to score on the first drive, but I think there was an improvement this game, we forced them to kick a field goal, so I dont see a trend there. Like everything, though, were fighting to get better in all areas throughout the game.

  4. Christopher Lloyd:

    The recession forced a lot of companies to look at the cost of doing business. Everybody looks at New Jersey and says, 'Wow, there are lots of companies there, we'd like to come pick them off,'.

  5. Professor Fryer:

    I am deeply disappointed, particularly because the important and outstanding work of my colleagues in our economics research Lab has been forced to stop, harvard University has spoken. In due course, I will as well.

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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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