Lingvanex Tranalator

Translator for


translation app

Lingvanex - your universal translation app

Translator for

Download For Free

Meaning & Definition of Compel in English

English

Compel

/kəmpɛl/

verb

1. Force somebody to do something

  • "We compel all students to fill out this form"
    synonym:
  • compel
  • ,
  • oblige
  • ,
  • obligate

2. Necessitate or exact

  • "The water shortage compels conservation"
    synonym:
  • compel

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.