Word:

Enforce

En`force´
v. t.1.To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands.
[imp. & p. p. Enforced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Enforcing .]
2.To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage.
3.To put in motion or action by violence; to drive.
4.To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests.
5.To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws.
6.To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon.
Enforce him with his envy to the people.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To attempt by force.
2.To prove; to evince.
3.To strengthen; to grow strong.
n.1.Force; strength; power.
A petty enterprise of small enforce.
- Milton.
Verb1.enforce - ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";
Synonyms: implement, apply
Antonyms:
exempt, relieve, free - grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
2.enforce - compel to behave in a certain way; "Social relations impose courtesy"
Synonyms: impose
abide by, accomplish, adhere to, administer, apply, bestow, bind, bring to bear, browbeat, bully, carry out, carry through, cause, cause to, coerce, complete, constrain, demand, discharge, dose, dose with, effect, effectuate, enforce upon, fill out, force, force upon, fulfill, give, have, honor, impel, implement, impose, impose on, impose upon, impress upon, inflict, insist on, insist upon, intimidate, invoke, lay on, lean on, make out, mete out to, oblige, observe, perform, prescribe for, press, promulgate, prosecute, put in force, put in practice, put into effect, put into execution, put on, put through, put to use, put upon, railroad, reinforce, render, require, restrain, stress, support, tie, transact, use force upon
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