to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
"She forced him to take a job in the city"
"He squeezed her for information"
- You can't coerce her into obedience.
- Do you think there is any way that we can coerce them otherwise?
- His plan was to resist every effort to coerce him to the last ditch.
- The policy of the prohibition against using tortures to coerce a statement is provided clearly and definitely.
- coerce sb. into doing sth. 强迫某人做某事...