Compel
[Kuh-m-pel]
Verb
To force or drive, especially to a course of action
To secure or bring about by force.
To force to submit; subdue.
To overpower.
To drive together; unite by force; herd.
To use force.
To have a powerful and irresistible effect, influence.
Variations
Compelled
Compelling
Synonyms
Constrain, Enforce, Oblige, Urge Impel, Exact
Antonyms
Halt, Block, Discourage, Dissuade, Stop, Delay
Sentence
I was compelled to rescue the cat from the tree
I was compelled to watch TV when my mom told me to turn it off.