Synonyms of force in English:
3 they couldn't deny the force of the argument
cogency, weight, effectiveness, efficacy, efficaciousness, soundness, validity, strength, might, power, significance, influence, authority, impressiveness, eloquence, persuasiveness, credibility, conclusiveness;
logic, logicality, foundation, reasonableness, coherence
informal bite, punch
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1 the raiders forced him to open the safe
compel, coerce, make, constrain, oblige, impel, drive, necessitate, pressurize, pressure, press, push;
exert force on, use force on, urge by force, use duress on, bring pressure to bear on, press-gang, browbeat, steamroller, bully, dragoon, bludgeon, terrorize, menace
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