Con la garantía de Vox y Laurosse Vox Larousse
Sólo te quedan 4 consultas gratuitas
Lengua inglesa
force pronunciación 1
1 strength; power; impact or impetus.
2 compulsion, especially with threats or violence.
3 military power.
4 passion or earnestness.
5 strength or validity the force of her argument come into force .
6 meaning.
7 influence by force of habit .
8 a person or thing seen as an influence a force for good .
9 physics (SI unit newton) (abbreviation F)
a any external agent that produces a change in the speed or direction of a moving object, or that makes a stationary object move the force of gravity ;
b any external agent that produces a strain on a static object.
10 any irresistible power or agency the forces of nature .
11 the term used in specifying an index between 0 and 12 on the Beaufort scale, each of which corresponds to a different wind speed a gale of force 8 a force-10 gale .
12 a a military body;
b (the forces) a nation's armed services.
13 any organized body of workers, etc.
14 (the force) the police force.
verb (forced , forcing )
1 to make or compel someone to do something.
2 to drive or push someone or something, especially using physical strength or meeting resistance The president was forced out of office .
3 to obtain something by effort, strength, threats, violence, etc forced an admission from them .
4 to produce something with an effort.
5 to inflict (eg views, opinions etc) on someone force one's opinions on people .
6 to make (a plant) grow or (fruit) ripen unnaturally quickly or early so that it can appear on the market out of its normal season Nowadays, tomatoes are often forced .
7 to strain force one's voice .
8 cards to induce or make someone play a particular suit or in a particular way.
[13c: from Latin fortia strength]
forceless adjective .
forcer noun .
force one's way to make progress by effort or ruthless determination.
force someone's hand to compel them to act in a certain way.
in force
1 said of a law, etc: valid; effective.
2 in large numbers Protestors arrived in force .
join forces to come together or unite for a purpose.

force pronunciación 2
noun , N Eng a waterfall.
[16c: from Norse fors ]

© Hodder Education
“force” no aparece en nuestros foros

Zona Premium

Información para Empresas y Universidades¡Hazte usuario Premium!
Diccionario MédicoDiccionario EnciclopédicoDiccionario Visual


Únete a nosotros en FACEBOOK Síguenos
Participa en el FORO Conoce nuestras WEBS
verb (pulled , pulling )
1 tr & intr to grip something or someone strongly and draw or force it or them towards oneself; to tug or drag.
2 (also pull something out or up) to remove or extract (a cork, tooth, weeds, etc) with this action.
3 to operate (a trigger, lever or switch) with this action.
4 to draw (a trailer, etc).
5 to open or close (curtains or a blind).
6 (often pull something on someone) to produce (a weapon) as a threat to them.
7 a tr & intr to row;
b intr (often pull away, off, etc ) said of a boat: to be rowed or made to move in a particular direction.
8 to draw (beer, etc) from a cask by operating a lever.
9 intr
a said of a driver or vehicle: to steer or move (in a specified direction) pulled right ;
b said of a vehicle or its steering: to go or direct (towards a specified direction), usually because of some defect.
10 sport in golf, football, etc: to strike (a ball) incorrectly, causing it to veer away from its intended course.
11 cricket to hit (a short-pitched ball) in front of the wicket on the leg side.
12 to execute strokes with (an oar) in rowing.
13 intr said of an engine or vehicle: to produce the required propelling power.
14 (usu pull at or on something) to inhale and exhale smoke from (a cigarette, etc); to draw or suck at it.
15 to attract (a crowd, votes, etc).
16 to strain (a muscle or tendon).
17 printing to print (a proof).
18 tr & intr , slang to pick up (a sexual partner).
1 an act of pulling.
2 attraction; attracting force.
3 useful influence has some pull with the education department .
4 a drag at a pipe; a swallow of liquor, etc.
5 a tab, etc for pulling.
6 a stroke made with an oar.
7 printing a proof.
8 slang a sexual partner, especially a casual one.
[Anglo-Saxon pullian to pluck, draw or pull]
pull a fast one to trick or cheat someone.
pull something apart or to pieces
1 to rip or tear it; to reduce it to pieces.
2 to criticize it severely.
pull one's punches to be deliberately less hard-hitting than one might be.
pull the other one a dismissive expression used by the speaker to indicate that they are not being fooled by what has just been said.
pull someone up short
1 to check someone, often oneself.
2 to take them aback. Other idioms containing -pull- can be found under one of the other significant words, eg pull someone's leg is under leg.
pull ahead of or away from someone or something
1 to get in front of them or it; to gain a lead over them or it.
2 to leave them or it behind.
pull something back to withdraw it or make it withdraw or retreat.
pull something down to demolish (a building, etc).
pull in
1 said of a train: to arrive and halt at a station.
2 said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of the road.
pull someone in colloq to arrest them.
pull something in slang to make (money), especially a large amount.
pull something off colloq to arrange or accomplish it successfully pull off a deal .
pull something on to put on (an item of clothing) hastily.
pull out
1 to withdraw from combat, or from a competition, project, etc. See also pull-out.
2 intr said of a driver or vehicle: to move away from the kerb or into the centre of the road to overtake.
pull over said of a driver or vehicle: to move to the side of or off the road and stop.
pull round or through to recover from an illness.
pull together to work together towards a common aim; to co-operate.
pull up said of a driver, vehicle or horse: to stop.
pull someone up to criticize them or tell them off.
pull up on or with someone or something to catch up with or draw level with them or it.
  • Larousse
    La información más completa sobre todas las obras Larousse.
  • Vox
    Toda la información acerca de los diccionarios y otros libros de Vox.
  • Diccionarios adaptados a la edad escolar.

Enlaces patrocinados

Quiénes somos | Ayuda | Seguridad | Privacidad | Condiciones
© 2016 Larousse Editorial, SL