Definition of force on/upon
: to cause (someone or something that is not wanted) to be accepted by (someone) They resent having these decisions forced on them. I don't like the way he keeps forcing himself on us.
Word by Word Definitions
: strength or energy exerted or brought to bear : cause of motion or change : active power
: used with a number to indicate the strength of the wind according to the Beaufort scale
: moral or mental strength
: to do violence to
: to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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