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synonyms for enforcing

  • accomplish
  • administer
  • apply
  • carry out
  • implement
  • impose
  • invoke
  • prosecute
  • reinforce
  • require
  • sanction
  • administrate
  • coerce
  • commandeer
  • compel
  • constrain
  • demand
  • dictate
  • discharge
  • dragoon
  • drive
  • effect
  • emphasize
  • exact
  • execute
  • exert
  • expect
  • extort
  • fortify
  • fulfill
  • goad
  • hound
  • impel
  • incite
  • lash
  • make
  • necessitate
  • oblige
  • perform
  • press
  • spur
  • strain
  • stress
  • strong-arm
  • support
  • urge
  • whip
  • wrest
  • crack down
  • egg on
  • force upon
  • insist on
  • lean on
  • put into effect
  • put screws to
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antonyms for enforcing

MOST RELEVANT
  • cease
  • halt
  • refuse
  • stop
  • check
  • delay
  • deter
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • forget
  • give
  • ignore
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • lose
  • miss
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • release
  • repress
  • abandon
  • disregard
  • drop
  • forego
  • give up
  • overlook
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How to use enforcing in a sentence

Though no great strategist or tactician, he was an able leader of men, and had the faculty of enforcing obedience to his orders.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
I've often thought that Parliament ought to pass a Bill for enforcing a close-time in domestic music.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
The Central Authority had objected to this, and had insisted on enforcing the usual apprenticeship order.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
At this time the authorities were enforcing the payment of tithe; and this excited the wrath of the leaders of the Popish party.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
And in enforcing this cardinal truth he is dogmatic and dictatorial, as a prophet and ambassador of the Most High should be.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
The royal army had been brought thither with the avowed design of enforcing submission to the mother country.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
It was obvious that Colonel Petersen was still enforcing the six-man rule.
THE JUDAS VALLEYGERALD VANCE
Meaning, that while enforcing discipline we should do so with firmness, and relax it freely when occasion requires.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
Is it a part of woman's work in the temperance cause to attend to the enforcing of the license laws?
TWO DECADESFRANCES W. GRAHAM AND GEORGEANNA M. GARDENIER
They became a kind of voluntary police, acting largely as spies, and enforcing the laws against religious offenses.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENFORCING

  • administration
  • application
  • carrying out
  • coercion
  • compulsion
  • compulsory law
  • constraint
  • duress
  • enforcing
  • exaction
  • execution
  • fulfilling
  • imposition
  • impulsion
  • insistence
  • lash
  • martial law
  • necessitation
  • obligation
  • prescription
  • pressure
  • prosecution
  • reinforcement
  • spur
  • whip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.