If violence continues between pro- and anti-Morsi demonstrators, the Army may see no choice but to impose martial law.
Obama has had three and a half years to impose Wrightism on the United States and has not done so.
The court has allowed states to impose fines on businesses that employ undocumented workers.
The United States has tools to impose costs on the North Koreans.
And finally the U.S. and the E.U. need to impose full-scale economic sanctions on Moscow.
The king is to impose no tax, beside the three stated feudal aids, except by the consent of the great council of the nation.
Every one, however, knows who she is, so she cannot impose on any one in this town.
Why, then, is man thus imposed upon, or why does he impose upon himself?
But there are three conditions which I must impose upon thee.
It is the greatest mistake to impose them upon children as authoritative and divine all at once.
late 14c., "to lay (a crime, etc.) to the account of," from Old French imposer "put, place; impute, charge, accuse" (c.1300), from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + poser "put, place" (see pose (v.1)). Sense of "to lay on as a burden" first recorded 1580s. Related: Imposed; imposing.