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. 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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. forced

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

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?

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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say forced in sign language?

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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. Vladimir Putin:

    Our development of the latest systems and weapons that are really unparalleled in the world was caused -- and, it can be said, provoked -- by the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, we were simply forced and were obliged, of course, to ensure the security of our people and our country.

  2. Antonio Pesenti:

    We're now being forced to set up intensive care treatment in corridors, in operating theaters, in recovery rooms. We've emptied entire hospital sections to make space for seriously sick people.

  3. Camille Paglia:

    In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.

  4. Henry David Thoreau, "Resistance to Civil Government":

    I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion.

  5. Britt Slabinski:

    I was going to land at another location and make my movement on foot to the top of the mountain, but there were other changes that forced me to adapt my plan that forced me to go to the top of the mountain.

Images & Illustrations of forced

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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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