View definitions for forcing
adjective as in penetrating
adjective as in pressing
adjective as in requiring
noun as in penetration
Instead of reacting to Republican proposals, President Obama is forcing Republicans to react to him.
He fought alongside Russian forces in the heaviest fighting of the brief war at Tskhinvali, forcing Georgian forces to retreat.
But there is an increase in later abortions because these laws are forcing women to wait.
This is the actual Calaveras Fault, forcing its way through town, bringing architectural mutation along with it.
By closing this polling station, Republicans were forcing students to drive 20 minutes from campus to vote.
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
The water-piston is 10 inches in diameter, drawing and forcing 35 feet perpendicular, equal beam.
Forcing himself to believe that he had been the victim of some kind of illusory perception, he vigorously restrained his feelings.
During the operations which ended in the enemy forcing the Adda, his division got isolated from the main body.
England has sinned against India by forcing free trade upon her.
On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forcing, such as: biting, piercing, trenchant, carrying, clear-cut, and crisp.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.