Synonyms for perforce
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERFORCE
There we were, and there perforce we must remain till we reached our destination.
Kirkwood acceded, perforce; and bided his time with what tolerance he could muster.
When he plunged through the doorway, Charlie perforce went right with him.
But his vanity and weakness of character had perforce to triumph!
It is part of my punishment, and you, perforce, must bear witness.
The furniture they had taken with them; the wall paper had perforce been left behind.
Fancy these things, and the wife submitting to them, perforce!
We perforce took our peeps at nature from behind the barriers.
We must, perforce, 'monsieur' them, and salute them a league off as if they were their masters.
His boyish fancy had perforce faded at seventeen, and he was now—pshaw!
early 14c., par force, from Old French par force (12c.), literally "by force" (see force). With Latin per substituted 17c. for French cognate par.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PERFORCE
- as a matter of course
- beyond one's control
- by definition
- by its own nature
- come what may
- from within
- no doubt
- of course
- of necessity
- without fail