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Definition of compel:

  1. To drive or urge with force irresistibly; to force; to oblige; to constrain; to overpower; to gather together.

Common misspellings for compel:

compelet, compell, compe, compled, compeld.

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This graph shows how "compel" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for compel:

  1. To compel one to an act is to secure its performance by the use of irresistible physical or moral force. Force implies primarily an actual physical process, absolutely subduing all resistance. Coerce implies the actual or potential use of so much force as may be necessary to secure the surrender of the will; the American secessionists contended that the Federal government had no right to coerce a State. Constrain implies the yielding of judgment and will, and in some cases of inclination or affection, to an overmastering power; as, " the love of Christ constraineth us," 2 Cor. v, 14. Compare DRIVE; INFLUENCE. –  by
  2. I should like them to take the goods, no doubt, but I don't compel them. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  3. When I chose to ask anything in their shop, I took it at their own price; but if I did not like it, they did not compel me to take it. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie

Quotes for compel:

  1. No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
  2. To advise is not to compel.
  3. No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome, namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war, for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.
  4. But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self -reliant than we have been.
  5. It is high time to compel man by the might of right to give woman her political, legal and social rights. She will find her own sphere in accordance with her capacities, powers and tastes; and yet she will be woman still.

Rhymes for compel:

  1. bel, bell, belle, cell, dell, dwell, el, ell, fell, gel, jell, knell, quell, sell, shell, smell, spell, swell, tell, well, yell, del, kell, l, mell, pell, snell, stell, mel, delle, nell, chell, elle, nelle, nel, stelle, helle, kjell, tel, cel, zel, kal, fel, gehl, ehle, frel, schell;
  2. cabell, cartel, cavell, cornell, dispel, excel, expel, farewell, foretell, gazelle, hotel, impel, lapel, mantell, marcel, marvell, misspell, morel, moselle, motel, nobel, noel, outsell, pastel, propel, purcell, ravel, rebel, repel, resell, retell, rozelle, bedel, befell, capelle, carvel, gabel, rochelle, ruelle, varvel, twaddell, cattell, adel, ansel, anwell, atwell, cordell, darnell, elwell, fidel, hillel, manuel, miguel, odell, ardelle, arnelle, carmel, chanel, estelle, giselle, janelle, joelle, michelle, noelle, raquel, rudelle, arel, burrell, carel, daniele, dantrell, ferrel, morrell, lyell, mendell, montel, markel, michel, michele, niguel, randell, tyrrell, waddell, adell, adele, adelle, angelle, brunelle, chapell, sharell, cornelle, maybelle, mabelle, sydell, sibelle, danelle, darrelle, udelle, lavelle, leonelle, madelle, marvelle, marcelle, martelle, mirelle, mirell, rachelle, romelle, samelle, shirell, shirelle, ancel, mozelle, ul, intel, corel, accel, akel, apel, bechtel, nouvelle, grinnell, novell, mattel, hormel, patel, rangel, unsell;
  3. clientele, personnel, raphael, rafael, danielle, mirabel, avenel, gabriele, orabel, isabell, aol;
  4. aix-la-chapelle, mademoiselle, materiel, nepl;
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