Definition for word Compelling.
Compel Com*pel", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compelled; p. pr. & vb.
n Compelling.] [L. compellere, compulsum, to drive
together, to compel, urge; com- + pellere to drive: cf. OF.
compellir. See Pulse.]
1. To drive or urge with force, or irresistibly; to force; to
constrain; to oblige; to necessitate, either by physical
or moral force.
Wolsey . . . compelled the people to pay up the
whole subsidy at once. --Hallam.
And they compel one Simon . . . to bear his cross.
--Mark xv. 21.
2. To take by force or violence; to seize; to exact; to
Commissions, which compel from each The sixth part
of his substance. --Shak.
3. To force to yield; to overpower; to subjugate.
Easy sleep their weary limbs compelled. --Dryden.
I compel all creatures to my will. --Tennyson.
4. To gather or unite in a crowd or company. [A Latinism]
``In one troop compelled.' --Dryden.
5. To call forth; to summon. [Obs.] --Chapman.
She had this knight from far compelled. --Spenser.
Syn: To force; constrain; oblige; necessitate; coerce. See
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