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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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Diversos estudios epidemiologicos relacionan los niveles sanguineos del MIF con la obesidad.
Since the Port-au-Prince airport only allowed humanitarian flights, MIF and Fonkoze coordinated their actions with various US government agencies and armed forces.
While MIF will be responsible for production and distribution, other production houses are also welcome to take part.
MIF, as an essential player in the onset-regulation of systemic vasoplegia, plays roles in changing vessel tone with or without the involvement of its tautomerase action in septic patients or models.
The MIF meets for a second time today for a first review of the regional picture.
IDFA staff reports that you can't go into a congressional office in Washington for a member of the Florida or Georgia delegations and not hear a recount of their love for Publix and the positive interaction they have had with the company," said MIF Chairman Brian Haugh at the awards presentation.
The distinguishing feature between the MIF model in Equation (1) and fitting separate SIF models to each informant is that the former is a single model.
Serum specimens were tested by MIF assay with a panel of 11 rickettsial antigens, including spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae (Rickettsia japonica, R.
The paper's authors suspected that MIF might suppress bone marrow activity, because polymorphisms of the MIF gene increase susceptibility to different inflammatory and infectious disorders.
Finally, circulating concentrations of the cytokine macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) may be a valuable marker of microbiologically confirmed infection after cardiac surgery (15), and increased MIF concentrations may be an early indicator of poor outcome in septic patients (16).
MIF is a fairly recent discovery, and it has attracted considerable attention among immunologists and infectious-disease researchers.
It seems that MIF levels predict post-partum outcomes," Dr.
led recent effort in which he and his colleagues identified a compound, called ISO-1, that blocks the activity of MIF.
The OFT said it would enforce the Competition Act in the spring if MasterCard could not show its existing MIF agreements complied with the Act or if if did not change its current practice.