coerce ( coerces 3rd person present) ( coercing present participle) ( coerced past tense & past participle ) If you coerce someone into doing something, you make them do it, although they do not want to.
Potter had argued that the government coerced him into pleading guilty... V n into -ing/n
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
browbeat, bulldoze (informal) bully, compel, constrain, dragoon, drive, force, intimidate, press-gang, pressurize, railroad (informal) twist (someone's) arm (informal)
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member.
It's easy and only takes a few seconds: