Synonyms for Force:


amplitude, attraction, balance, bonding, calorific, capillary action, centrifugal force, centripetal force, absorbance, air resistance. aerate, bonsai, coercion, compost, cross-fertilize, cross-pollinate, deadhead, drill, duress, feed, oppression, restraint, bed out. capability, concern, determination, dominance, efficacy, efficiency, element, feature, gumption, impotence, key, oomph, persistence, priority, staple, vitality, weakness, willpower, burning issue/question. air force, air power, airborne, cavalry, contingent, organization, unit, C-IN-C, the armed forces, the Coast Guard, the artillery. animation, get-up-and-go, go, greatness, leadership, monopoly, oligopoly, peppiness, sprightliness. attack, board, class, clinic, committee, consortium, constraint. athleticism, brawn, endurance, fitness, muscle, over, resistance, strong, virility, weight. affect, impact, police, repercussion, the Garda, the fuzz, the law, the authorities, the boys in blue, the force, the (old) bill. badger, bulldoze, bully, compel, nag, pester, threaten, drag into. catalyze, corps, create, form, inaugurate, invent, start-off, set off. biting, cutting, east, easterly, following, gentle, gusty, gale-force, the Beaufort scale. jab, jar, shoulder, strain, thrust aside. flying squad, guard, Interpol, forensics, drug squad, highway patrol, the CID. open up, pry, try, undo, unfold, unlock, unscrew, burst open, crack something open. authority (noun)
authority, birthright, clout, cogency, command, commission, control, credential, domination, empowerment, enfranchisement, entitlement, faculty, influence, kingship, license, mandate, mastery, mightiness, office, powerfulness, precedence, prerogative, prestige, primacy, privilege, punch, purview, rank, right, seniority, sovereignty, stature, steam, superiority, sway, title, Prepotency.
cause (noun)
action, basis, compulsion, compunction, determinant, effectuation, elicitation, enforcement, evocation, execution, factor, generation, grounds, inspiration, mainspring, motivator, motive, origination, provocation, root, source, stimulus.
crew (noun)
aggregation, army, assemblage, assembly, band, battalion, bevy, body, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, caucus, cell, circle, clan, clique, club, coalition, collection, colony, company, complement, coterie, covey, crew, crowd, detachment, detail, division, drove, faction, fellowship, fleet, flock, fraternity, gang, group, herd, hive, host, junta, league, litter, mob, nest, outfit, pack, party, phalanx, platoon, posse, regiment, retinue, ring, school, sect, set, society, squad, staff, string, team, tribe, troop, troupe, union, wing.
efficacy (noun)
emphasis (noun)
energy (noun)
activity, effervescence, energy, fervor, might, pep, potency, puissance, snap, spirit, spunk, stamina, strength, verve, vigor, vim, vivacity, zeal, zing, zip.
force (noun)
coerce, draw, effect, hale, impel, military force, military group, military unit, personnel, power, pressure, push, ram, squeeze, storm, strength, thrust, violence, wedge, forcefulness.
impulse (noun)
lawman (noun)
life (noun)
mental power, energy (noun)
authority, capability, cogency, competence, determination, dominance, drive, effect, efficacy, gumption, influence, persistence, puissance, willpower, forcefulness.
military organization (noun)
army, battalion, body, cell, corps, crew, detachment, division, guard, host, regiment, squad, troop, unit.
motive (noun)
catalyst, enticement, facilitation, fermentation, fomentation, goading, impulsion, induction, magnetism, prompting, propulsion, stimulation.
oomph (noun)
physical energy, power (noun)
clout, coercion, compulsion, duress, enforcement, impact, might, muscle, potency, pressure, punch, push, steam, stimulus, strain, strength, vigor, violence.
police force (noun)
highway patrol.
power (noun)
competence, grasp.
strength (noun)


cause (verb)
act, bring about, cause, drive, effect, elicit, enforce, engender, engineer, evoke, execute, generate, induce, inspire, make, motivate, originate, produce, provoke, give rise to.
communication (verb)
effect (verb)
energize (verb)
activate, charge, empower, energize, fire, invigorate, power, recharge, revive, rouse, spark.
motivate (verb)
bump, catapult, encourage, entice, ferment, fling, foment, goad, hasten, heave, hurl, hurtle, impel, instigate, jerk, jog, jolt, jostle, knock, launch, lob, magnetize, move, nudge, pitch, poke, prod, prompt, propel, push, ram, shoot, shove, sling, stimulate, strike, throw, thrust, trigger, urge.
obligate to do something (verb)
cause, charge, coerce, command, compel, enforce, impel, make, move, urge.
use violence upon (verb)
propel, pry, squeeze, thrust, undo.

Other synonyms:

athleticism, brawn, bulldoze, constraint, dominance, endurance, flying squad, greatness, gusty, oligopoly, oppression, pester, pry, sprightliness, unscrew, virility, Interpol, drag into, gale-force, highway patrol, the Beaufort scale, the CID. animation, badger, biting, coercion, duress, get-up-and-go, leadership, monopoly, muscle, peppiness, repercussion, restraint, forensics. bully, corps, easterly, following, unit, unlock. gentle, nag, resistance. cutting, east. try. open up. weight. guard. bring
engender, prompt.
pressure, strain.
Other relevant words:
coerce, compel, impact, personnel, pressure, repercussion, strain, violence, weight, forcefulness.

Usage examples for force

  1. There was force in him. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  2. Then I'll find a way to force you to. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  3. A force is neither cause of an effect nor effect of a cause. – Schopenhauer by Thomas Whittaker