Old English Synonyms
to force someone to do something
(verb) to force someone to do something, especially against their will
1.She was compelled to resign after an investigation found she had embezzled company funds.
2.His conscience compelled him to confess to the police what he had done.
3.The evidence against her was so overwhelming that she was compelled to plead guilty.
4.The company’s financial problems have compelled it to cut staff wages by 10%.
5.The government has compelled the company to clean up the toxic waste it has left behind.