put+in+force

  • 1put in force — index administer (conduct), authorize, constitute (establish), effectuate, enact, enforce, execute …

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  • 2put into force — index inflict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3put in force — perform, execute, act on; give legal validity, make effective …

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  • 4force — [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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  • 5Force — Force, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forcing}.] [OF. forcier, F. forcer, fr. LL. forciare, fortiare. See {Force}, n.] 1. To constrain to do or to forbear, by the exertion of a power not resistible; to compel by physical, moral,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6put through — Synonyms and related words: abide by, accomplish, achieve, adhere to, administer, bring about, bring off, bring through, bring to effect, bring to pass, canalize, carry into effect, carry into execution, carry off, carry out, carry through,… …

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  • 7Force 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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  • 8put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …

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  • 9Force-feeding — Force feeding, which in some circumstances is also called gavage, is the practice of feeding a person or an animal against their will. Force feeding of humans Force feeding is generally carried out by passing a tube through the nose into the… …

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  • 10put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11put someone out to pasture — phrase humorous to make someone leave their job because they are considered to be too old I’m not ready to be put out to pasture just yet! Thesaurus: forcing someone and being forced to leave a jobsynonym applying and interviewing for jobshyponym …

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  • 12force — [n1] physical energy, power arm, brunt, clout, coercion, compulsion, conscription, constrait, draft, duress, dynamism, effort, enforcement, exaction, extortion, full head of steam*, fury, horsepower, impact, impetus, impulse, might, momentum,… …

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  • 13put — [poot] vt. put, putting [ME putten < or akin to OE potian, to push: mod. senses prob. < Scand, as in Dan putte, Swed dial. putta, to put away, push, akin to OE pyttan, to sting, goad] 1. a) to drive or send by a blow, shot, or thrust [to… …

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  • 14put out to pasture — 1. To release an animal into a pasture to graze 2. To force a person to retire from work • • • Main Entry: ↑pasture * * * put (someone) out to pasture : to force (someone) to leave a job because of old age I m not ready to be put out to pasture… …

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  • 15put someone out to grass — informal phrase to force someone to leave a job because they are old and no longer useful Thesaurus: forcing someone and being forced to leave a jobsynonym applying and interviewing for jobshyponym Main entry: grass * * * …

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  • 16force — 1 n 1: a cause of motion, activity, or change intervening force: a force that acts after another s negligent act or omission has occurred and that causes injury to another: intervening cause at cause irresistible force: an unforeseeable event esp …

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  • 17force — 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… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 18Force Acts — can refer to several groups of acts passed by the United States Congress. The term usually refers to the events after the American Civil War.Jefferson s EmbargoThe first time a force act was used was in 1807, when Congress forced Jefferson s… …

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  • 19Force of Nature (Koko Taylor Album) — Force of Nature is a blues album by Koko Taylor, it was released in 1993 by Alligator Records.Track Listing 1. Mother Nature (Campbell) 4:41 2. If I Can t Be First (Turner) 3:40 3. Hound Dog (Leiber, Stoller) 5:33 4. Born Under a Bad Sign (Bell,… …

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  • 20put the screws on/to someone or something — put the screws on/to (someone or something) informal : to use force or the threat of force to make (someone or something) do what you want The government is finally putting the screws to an industry that s been evading environmental laws for… …

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