Pronunciation of Coerce
/k_ˌəʊ_ˈɜː_s/, /kˌə͡ʊˈɜːs/, /kˌəʊˈɜːs/
Antonyms for coerce:
assist, repress, prevail, free, dissuade, persuade, permit, halt, release, convince, leave alone, induce, aid, let, move, suppress, satisfy, help, let go, argue, discourage, stop, encourage, talk, win, allow.
Usage examples for coerce:
- If so, no indication can be taken from it; but if it should be character rather than accident, then that people are not fit for liberty, and must have a strong hand like that of their former masters to coerce them. - "Collections and Recollections", George William Erskine Russell.
- As justly might my lawyer, when I no longer need his services, attempt to coerce me into a continuance of business relations, by invading my residence with a loaded pistol. - "Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession", Benjamin Wood.
- They coerce us; we must treat them consistently, whether or not we like the results. - "Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking", William James.
Idioms for coerce:
- coerce ( sm or an animal) into sth;