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  • verbcompel, press
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Synonyms for coerce

verb compel, press
  • browbeat
  • bully
  • intimidate
  • repress
  • strong-arm
  • suppress
  • terrorize
  • beset
  • bulldoze
  • concuss
  • constrain
  • cow
  • dragoon
  • drive
  • force
  • hinder
  • impel
  • make
  • menace
  • oblige
  • pressurize
  • push
  • restrict
  • threaten
  • urge
  • high pressure
  • lean on
  • make an offer they can't refuse
  • put the squeeze on
  • shotgun
  • twist one's arm

Antonyms for coerce

  • allow
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • aid
  • assist
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • free
  • halt
  • release
  • stop
  • leave alone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to coerce

blackmail

verb. intimidating for money

browbeat

verb. castigate, nag

browbeaten

verb. castigate, nag

bulldoze

verb. bully, intimidate

bullied

verb. intimidate, push around

bullies

verb. intimidate, push around
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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