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Definition of: compel

(kəm·pel) v.t. ·pelled, ·pel·ling
1. To drive or urge irresistibly; constrain.
2. To force to yield; subdue.
3. To obtain by force; exact.
4. Obs. To seize; overpower; extort.
5. To drive together; gather in a company; herd; drive. [<L compellere <com- together + pellere drive]
—com·pel′la·ble
adjective
—com·pel′la·bly
adverb
—com·pel′ler
noun
Synonyms: coerce, constrain, drive, force, make, necessitate, oblige. See ACTUATE, BIND, MAKE. Compare DRIVE, INFLUENCE. Antonyms: see synonyms under HINDER.

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"compel" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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