The simple fact is that racism—both personal, institutional, and structural—remains a force in American life.
The result will force Romney to settle for a crushing win on his native turf, rather than a clean sweep.
I tried to force Talya to add scenes, make a series out of it so I could do it forever.
The Birthers were back in force at the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville.
A U.S.-led U.N. force entered Haiti in 1994 and restored the deposed president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, to power.
He might see them and could force them to cover with his rifle even at long range.
Now that they're out of their force field, they'll start to sublimate.
She showed grace and energy in every movement and intellect and force in every glance.
As the stream became narrower the current increased in force.
I do not believe in denying its force, or running away in an opposite direction.
c.1300, "physical strength," from Old French force (12c.) "force, strength, courage, fortitude; violence, power, compulsion," from Vulgar Latin *fortia (cf. Spanish fuerza, Italian forza), noun use of neuter plural of Latin fortis "strong" (see fort). Meaning "body of armed men, army" first recorded late 14c. (also in Old French). Physics sense is from 1660s; force field attested by 1920.
The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power.
A vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application.
In physics, something that causes a change in the motion of an object. The modern definition of force (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) was given by Isaac Newton in Newton's laws of motion. The most familiar unit of force is the pound. (See mechanics.)
Note: Gravity, and therefore weight, is a kind of force.