Meaning & Definition of Compel in English
1. Force somebody to do something
- "We compel all students to fill out this form"
- compel ,
- oblige ,
2. Necessitate or exact
- "The water shortage compels conservation"
Examples of using
If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.