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  • 1 give force to — index implement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 force — forceable, adj. forceless, adj. forcer, n. forcingly, adv. /fawrs, fohrs/, n., v., forced, forcing. n. 1. physical power or strength possessed by a living being: He used all his force in opening the window. 2. strength or power exerted upon an… …

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  • 3 force — /fɔs / (say faws) noun 1. strength; impetus; intensity of effect. 2. might, as of a ruler or realm; strength for war. 3. strength or power exerted upon an object; physical coercion; violence: to use force in order to do something; to use force on …

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  • 4 Force multiplication — Force multiplication, in military usage, refers to an attribute or a combination of attributes which make a given force more effective than that same force would be without it. The expected size increase required to have the same effectiveness… …

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  • 5 Force concentration — is the practice of concentrating a military force, so as to bring to bear such overwhelming force against a portion of an enemy force that the disparity between the two forces alone acts as a force multiplier, in favour of the concentrated forces …

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  • 6 Give — (g[i^]v), v. t. [imp. {Gave} (g[=a]v); p. p. {Given} (g[i^]v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Giving}.] [OE. given, yiven, yeven, AS. gifan, giefan; akin to D. geven, OS. ge[eth]an, OHG. geban, G. geben, Icel. gefa, Sw. gifva, Dan. give, Goth. giban. Cf.… …

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  • 7 give — [giv] vt. gave, given, giving [ME given (with g < ON gefa, to give), yeven < OE giefan, akin to Ger geben < IE base * ghabh , to grasp, take > L habere, to have: the special Gmc sense of this base results from its use as a substitute… …

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  • 8 Force — Force, n. [F. force, LL. forcia, fortia, fr. L. fortis strong. See {Fort}, n.] 1. Capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of strength or… …

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  • 9 Force and arms — Force Force, n. [F. force, LL. forcia, fortia, fr. L. fortis strong. See {Fort}, n.] 1. Capacity of exercising an influence or producing an effect; strength or energy of body or mind; active power; vigor; might; often, an unusual degree of… …

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  • 10 Give — Give, v. i. 1. To give a gift or gifts. [1913 Webster] 2. To yield to force or pressure; to relax; to become less rigid; as, the earth gives under the feet. [1913 Webster] 3. To become soft or moist. [Obs.] Bacon . [1913 Webster] 4. To move; to… …

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  • 11 force — n 1 *power, energy, strength, might, puissance Analogous words: *stress, strain, pressure, tension: *speed, velocity, momentum, impetus, headway 2 Force, violence, compulsion, coercion, duress, constraint, restraint denote the exercise or the… …

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  • 12 force — [fôrs, fōrs] n. [ME < OFr < VL * fortia, * forcia < L fortis, strong: see FORT1] 1. strength; energy; vigor; power 2. the intensity of power; impetus [the force of a blow] 3. a) physical power or strength exerted against a person or… …

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  • 13 give as good as you get — informal phrase to compete or fight as hard as your opponent Thesaurus: to take part in a competition or gamesynonym Main entry: give * * * give as good as you get informal : to be as forceful in fighting or arguing against others as they are in… …

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  • 14 Force FM — is UK pirate radio station, broadcasting across London the surrounding areas on 106.5 MHz FM. The station has been transmitting on or around this frequency since 1994 and remains one of the UK s most consistent illegal broadcasters.Force FM is… …

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  • 15 give legal force — index validate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 give way — ► give way 1) yield. 2) be unable to carry a load or withstand a force and collapse or break. 3) allow another to be or go first. 4) (give way to) be replaced or superseded by. Main Entry: ↑way …

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  • 17 give someone the bum's rush — (slang) 1. To eject someone by force 2. To dismiss someone summarily, esp from one s employment • • • Main Entry: ↑bum * * * give someone (or get) the bum s rush forcibly eject someone (or be forcibly ejected) from a place or gathering ■ abruptly …

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  • 18 give as good as one gets — To retort in equal measure in words or action • • • Main Entry: ↑give * * * respond with equal force or vehemence when attacked …

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  • 19 give somebody the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …

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  • 20 give get the bum's rush — give sb/get the ˌbum s ˈrush idiom (informal, especially NAmE) to force sb/be forced to leave a place quickly • He was soon given the bum s rush from the club. Main entry: ↑bumidiom …

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