Definition of "compel"
  1. The act of forcing or pressuring someone to do something, often through the use of legal power or authority
How to use "compel" in a sentence
  1. The court had to compel the defendant to provide the necessary documents.
  2. The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff, compelling the landlord to make building repairs.
  3. If the person refuses to testify voluntarily, the law may compel their testimony.

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