Complete Definition of "coerce"

English

Pronunciation
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb|coerc|ing

  1. to use force, threat, fraud, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will.
  2. Computing to force an attribute, normally of a data type, to take on the attribute of another data type.

Synonyms
compel
bully
dragoon

Derived terms
coercion
coercer
coercible

Translations
trans-top|to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will
Finnish: pakottaa
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|to force an attribute, normally of a data type, to take on the attribute of another data type
Finnish: pakottaa
trans-mid
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ttbc|French: contraindre, forcer
ttbc|Hebrew: ××פ×ת (likhpot)
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ttbc|Spanish: coaccionar

Category:English transitive verbs

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