Bedeutung von “force” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /fɔːs/
Extra Examples
Many factories have been forced to shut down.Christie was forced to withdraw from the race because of injury.She forced herself to eat even though she wasn't hungry.Illness forced him to leave his job.He had been forced into making a quick decision.

B2 to make someone do something that they do not want to do:

[ + to do sth ] The hijacker forced the pilot to fly to New York.
[ often passive ] She was forced out of the race by a knee injury.

B2 to make an object move or open by physical strength or effort:

They had to force the lock.
She forced the window open.

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