) KEY TRANSITIVE VERB: co·erced
- To force to act or think in a certain way by use of pressure, threats, or intimidation; compel.
- To dominate, restrain, or control forcibly: coerced the strikers into compliance. See Synonyms at force.
- To bring about by force or threat: efforts to coerce agreement.
, to control, restrain
, to enclose, confineOTHER FORMS:co·ercer(Noun)