Compel in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Compel

to press or force to have something done

Examples of Compel in a sentence

Sometimes I have to compel my daughter into doing her chores by threatening to keep her allowance.  🔊

The congressman believes we should compel people who receive public assistance to perform monthly drug tests.  🔊

How can we compel young people to stay in school when we are not teaching them information that will change their lives?  🔊

In some cases, the government will torture spies to compel them to reveal their secrets.  🔊

The court cannot compel a wife to testify against her husband.  🔊

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