force on/upon

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

force play
  1. : strength or energy exerted or brought to bear : cause of motion or change : active power

  2. used with a number to indicate the strength of the wind according to the Beaufort scale

  3. : moral or mental strength

  1. : to do violence to

  2. : to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means

  3. : to make or cause especially through natural or logical necessity

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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