Meaning of “compel” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “compel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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compelverb [ T ]

us /kəmˈpel/ -ll-

to force someone to do something:

At school, we were compelled to wear uniforms, which I hated.

(Definition of “compel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)