compel (someone) to (do something)

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compel (someone) to (do something)

To strongly encourage or pressure someone to do something. Threaten me all you want—you'll never compel me to be a traitor to my country!
See also: compel
References in classic literature ?
Who then are those whom we shall compel to be guardians?
In a statement to the Stock Exchange, SCH confirmed it was mulling over making an offer for Compel to counter the pounds 85 million bid placed on the table by rival IT group Computacenter.
Davis expects to have brought Compel to break-even point and to have integrated Info'Products within six months, at which point he will look to make further acquisitions in the UK.
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Companies use Centive Compel to gain real-time visibility into sales performance metrics.