Compel and Constrain

Compel

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Compel verb – To cause (a person) to give in to pressure.
Usage example: public opinion compelled her to fire her scandal-plagued aide

Constrain is a synonym for compel in force topic. In some cases you can use "Constrain" instead a verb "Compel", when it comes to topics like activity, attack, demand, push. archaic substitute
Nearby Words: compelling, compelled
Synonyms for Compel

Constrain

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Constrain verb – To cause (a person) to give in to pressure.
Usage example: constrained by conscience to tell only the truth

Compel is a synonym for constrain in force topic. You can use "Compel" instead a verb "Constrain", if it concerns topics such as activity, attack, demand, push. popular alternative
Nearby Words: constraint, constraining, constrainedly
Synonyms for Constrain

Common collocations

men compel men constrain men
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