Translation of "force" - English-Spanish dictionary

force

noun uk /fɔːs/

[ no plural ] physical power or strength

fuerza
The army has gained power by force.

a group of people who work together for a particular purpose, for example in military service

fuerza
the police force
the Royal Air Force
verb uk /fɔːs/ (present participle forcing, past tense and past participle forced)

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

forzar
You can’t force her to eat.

to make an object move by pushing or pulling it hard

forzar, mover a la fuerza
She forced the window shut.

(Translation of “force” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

force

noun /foːs/

strength or power that can be felt

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

a person or thing that has great power

fuerza
the forces of nature.

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

cuerpo
the police force
the Royal Air Force.
forced adjective

done with great effort

forzado, forzoso
a forced march.
forceful adjective

powerful

enérgico
He presented a forceful argument.
forcefully adverb

She put her point across very forcefully.

enérgicamente
forces noun plural

the army, navy and air force considered together

fuerzas armadas
The Forces played a large part in the parade.
in/into force

in or into operation; working or effective

en vigor, vigente
The new law is now in force.

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