Translation of "force" - English-German dictionary


noun /foːs/

strength or power that can be felt

die Kraft
The force of the wind was so strong that it damaged the roof.

a person or thing that has great power

die Kraft
the forces of nature.

(sometimes with capital) a group of men prepared for action

die Truppe
the police force
the Royal Air Force.
forced adjective

done with great effort

a forced march.
forceful adjective


He presented a forceful argument.
forcefully adverb

forces noun plural

the army, navy and air force considered together

die Truppen (pl.)
The Forces played a large part in the parade.
in/into force

in or into operation; working or effective

in Kraft
The new law is now in force.

(Translation of “force” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)