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

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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. Gavin Grimm:

    I am glad that my years-long fight to have my school see me for who I am is over. Being forced to use the nurse's room, a private bathroom, and the girl's room was humiliating for me, and having to go to out-of-the-way bathrooms severely interfered with my education, trans youth deserve to use the bathroom in peace without being humiliated and stigmatized by their own school boards and elected officials.

  2. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace:

    He forced the guard to disrobe and then put on his clothes, he then held the shank against the guard as they went downstairs and he left through a side door.

  3. Kasthuri Kasthuri:

    I refused until I could see my husband. They hit me and forced me to sign.

  4. Best Musical.In May:

    I've never seen Best Musical.In May do that and it's still the thing that most people talk to me about that I have done. One of the only reasons I can stand that kind of attention is that I haven't seen it, at some point, I'm going to be forced to watch it and actually deal with my own feelings about this, and so that is complicated for me.

  5. Scott Stringer:

    We are all familiar with the events that led to the death of Eric Garner and the extraordinary impact his passing has had on our City and our nation, it forced us to examine the state of race relations, and the relationship between our police force and the people they serve.

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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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