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Synonyms for force

Synonyms for force

power used to overcome resistance

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

the strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another

the capacity to exert an influence

a group of people organized for a particular purpose

to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to compel by pressure or threats

to compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act

Synonyms for force

a powerful effect or influence

an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)

one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

a group of people having the power of effective action

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(of a law) having legal validity

a putout of a base runner who is required to run

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

urge or force (a person) to an action


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impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

squeeze like a wedge into a tight space

force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically


take by force


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Through its projects to develop value chains in Haiti, MIF has established ties with numerous other organizations.
In order to include the same centers in the analysis as for the MIF analysis, the mean of the informants' ratings was used in the MR analysis even if only a single informant responded.
MIF assay results from 21 patients with suspected scrub typhus, Himalayas, 2004 * Patient MIF titers (IgG/IgM) no.
To that end, Bucala and colleagues are collaborating on a project with Macha Mission Hospital in Zambia to assess the frequency of MIF polymorphisms in children with malarial anemia.
The lyophilized MIF and sTREM-1 calibrators were reconstituted in PBS-10 g/L BSA, mixed with the suPAR-containing calibrator to form a 3-component concentrate, and stored in 10-[micro]L aliquots at -80[degrees]C.
The acquisition of the MIF inhibitor technology provides an excellent new platform within our inflammation research and development programs," said Gerald J.
The drug consists of a synthetic molecule that stops the biological activity of a protein called macrophage migration inhibitory factor, or MIF.
MIF has provided a remarkable return of 31% to its investors (NAV appreciation from Rs.
Partnering with the MIF will bring tremendous value to IGNIA," said Michael Chu, co-founder and Managing Director of IGNIA.
One of the principal aims of the MIF prize is to counter the attraction of corrupt practices by awarding its winner $5m (over 10 years) and $200,000 thereafter for life.
Royal Navy Commander Nick Chatwyn is the UK's permanent liaison officer and representative for MIF in The Gulf.
By giving mice antibodies to MIF, the researchers were able to prevent the disease from setting in and even reverse it in mice that already showed symptoms.
It should be noted that if the sharp decline in receipts continues or the state should change course and divert these receipts, it would have immediate negative credit implications for the MIF.
The impact objective is to contribute to generate evidence on alternative, effective entrepreneur training programs so that public and private entities in the region, including MIF, have proven alternatives to non-effective traditional training programs.
For 2012, the MIF expects remittances to this region to grow at a similar rate as last year.