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Detailed Translations for compel from English to Dutch


to compel verb (compels, compelled, compelling)

  1. to compel (force; oblige; coerce)
    dwingen; forceren
    • dwingen verb (dwing, dwingt, dwong, dwongen, gedwongen)
    • forceren verb (forceer, forceert, forceerde, forceerden, geforceerd)
  2. to compel (force; oblige; oblige to)
    dwingen te doen; dwingen
  3. to compel (oblige to; force; oblige)
    noodzaken tot
    • noodzaken tot verb (noodzaak tot, noodzaakt tot, noodzaakte tot, noodzaakten tot, genoodzaakt tot)

Conjugations for compel:

  1. compel
  2. compel
  3. compels
  4. compel
  5. compel
  6. compel
simple past
  1. compelled
  2. compelled
  3. compelled
  4. compelled
  5. compelled
  6. compelled
present perfect
  1. have compelled
  2. have compelled
  3. has compelled
  4. have compelled
  5. have compelled
  6. have compelled
past continuous
  1. was compelling
  2. were compelling
  3. was compelling
  4. were compelling
  5. were compelling
  6. were compelling
  1. shall compel
  2. will compel
  3. will compel
  4. shall compel
  5. will compel
  6. will compel
continuous present
  1. am compelling
  2. are compelling
  3. is compelling
  4. are compelling
  5. are compelling
  6. are compelling
  1. be compelled
  2. be compelled
  3. be compelled
  4. be compelled
  5. be compelled
  6. be compelled
  1. compel!
  2. let's compel!
  3. compelled
  4. compelling
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for compel:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
forceren force; pressing on
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
dwingen coerce; compel; force; oblige; oblige to enforce
dwingen te doen compel; force; oblige; oblige to
forceren coerce; compel; force; oblige adjourn; break down; enforce; overburden; overload; sever
noodzaken tot compel; force; oblige; oblige to
- obligate; oblige

Synonyms for "compel":

Related Definitions for "compel":

  1. force somebody to do something1
    • We compel all students to fill out this form1
  2. necessitate or exact1
    • the water shortage compels conservation1

Wiktionary Translations for compel:

  1. exact by force
  2. force, constrain or coerce
  3. overpower
  4. drive together, round up
  1. iemand tegen zijn wil iets opleggen
  2. dwingen, verplichten

Cross Translation:
compel dwingen zwingen — mit Gewalt zu etwas bringen