} Meaning of COMPEL in a Sentence - Words In Sentences

Meaning of COMPEL in a Sentence

Definition: to make a person do a particular thing

Part of Speech: Verb

Synonym(s): force, insist

Antonym(s): allow (near)

Example Sentences:


1. The robber used a gun to compel the bank teller to open her drawer.


2. Using the threat of a spanking, the woman tried to compel her screaming son to behave properly.


3. There are laws which compel us to tell the truth when we’re giving testimony in a trial.

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