Bedeutung von “force” im Essential American English Dictionary

force

verb us /fɔrs/ present participle forcing, past tense and past participle forced

to make someone do something that he or she does not want to do:

You can’t force / her to eat.

to make an object move by pushing or pulling it hard:

She forced the window shut.

(Definition von “force verb” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)