the forces

Definition of the forces


  1. :  the military organizations (such as the army, navy, and air force) of a country :  armed forces Will the new defense policy weaken the forces?

Word by Word Definitions

forceplay forces
  1. :  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

  1. :  to do violence to

    :  rape

    :  to compel by physical, moral, or intellectual means

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to cast off or become cast off

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