forcing out


  • "He hit out with all his force."
    "He hit out with all his force."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forcing out the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
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The men force the cayman out of the water The men force the cayman out of the water


  • John Galsworthy
    John Galsworthy
    “A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.”
  • Willem De Kooning
    Willem De Kooning
    “An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will.”
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    “How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!”
  • Marcus Aurelius
    “Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life -- there, if one must speak out, the real man.”
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    “Every thought you entertain is a force that goes out, and every thought comes back laden with its kind.”


Be out in force - If people are out in force, they are present somewhere in large numbers.


In literature:

They made quick work of it, however, for they had just heard that a vastly superior force was on the look-out for them.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
They rode, fought, and out-maneuvered their enemies as if they were the fresh advance of a superior invading force.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
The peeps and crickets and katydids were out in force.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Every afternoon they were out in force.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
With this force he set out on the 11th of November, taking Tandy Walker, a celebrated scout, for his guide.
"Strange Stories from History for Young People" by George Cary Eggleston
He had a big church in Brooklyn; but his health gave out and he was forced to leave it.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
Worn out at last by the haggling and delay, an officer of the garrison finally ordered the militia officers to withdraw their forces.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
There were evidently men in the House, who would neither be forced nor persuaded out of certain measures.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
With Earl out of the way he felt that he could get around and dissipate the forces that he had organized.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
He further points out that the atmosphere is retained in its position by attractive forces.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper

In poetry:

So, like a Christmas pedagogue,
Poor Tim was forced to do -
Look out for pupils; for he had
A vacancy for two.
"Tim Turpin" by Thomas Hood
First life on my sources
First drifted and swam;
Out of me are the forces
That save it or damn;
Out of me man and woman, and wild-beast and bird; before God was, I am.
"Hertha" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
It may be that the force in him for this
Has borne him past his distance, as a steed,
The nostrils filling out with snorting hiss,
Tears up the ground before he checks his speed.
"Carlyle" by Alexander Anderson
My name is Ben Hall from Urunga I came,
The cause of my turn out you all know the same;
I was sent to the gaol my cattle turned to the Crown
I was forced to the bush my sorrow to drown.
"Ben Hall" by Anonymous Oceania
A gloom of thick darkness now spreads like a pall,
The winds of the tempest arise in their force,
And amid their wild shriekings for succor we call
On Him who reigns o'er us, to mark out our course.
"Drifting Away" by Jared Barhite
And the "Oscar" was exposed to the full force of the gale,
But the crew resolved to do their best, allowing they should fail,
So they weighed anchor, and stood boldly out for sea,
While the great crowds that had gathered cheered them encouragingly.
"The Wreck of the Whaler 'Oscar'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Industry experts say more insurers will drop health care coverage or go out of business if they are forced to meet a Jan 1 deadline that requires them to boost the money devoted to providing care.
Every daily paper should employ a set of unyielding skeptics churning out columns that force readers to react--and to anticipate the next round.
First responders in the town of Orland Park, just outside Chicago, were forced to deal with a scene straight out a horror movie last week when they treated a man who had gotten his hand caught in a meat grinder at a local supermarket.
Good thing Darth Vader dishes out wisdom like he does Force chokes.
This image from amateur video purports to show a funeral for victims killed by violence that, according to anti-regime activists, was carried out by government forces in Tremseh, Syria, about nine miles northwest of Hama.
Mexican security forces carried out systematic and widespread torture and mistreatment against thousands of people during President Felipe Calderón's government, Amnesty International said in a new report today.
The Orchestre is coming out in full force Saturday, July 21, to put on its CD release party for the new album Baby Gone Broke On Through.
Ferus forces Santa Fe out of its box and into the wild.
Hollywood's hottest do-gooders were out in full fashion force at the 2012 Do Something Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, but not all of them were dressed to impress.
The must-have manual for parents to be, The Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, joined forces with American Baby, and found out the experiences of more than 1,000 moms-to-be.
I kept mowing , forcing pound after pound of soggy clippings into it, to the point where it was spitting out grass shrapnel.
Mudslide forces Mill Valley families out of homes.
A mudslide in Mill Valley forced three families out of their homes Saturday.
BBC Settles Libel Case Over Mistaken Report That Forced Out Top Executive .
In May 2008, ACORN 's board fired Dale and forced out Wade.

In science:

As it happens, all of the forcing notions necessary to carry out the constructions in this article are progressively closed, and so the corresponding forcing extensions will all satisfy GBC.
Pointwise Definable Models of Set Theory
In the non conservative case, it turns out that the external force strongly depends on the field randomness.
Quenched large deviations for Glauber evolution with Kac interaction and Random Field
In this paper, we map out the behavior of a test particle that is forced by a massive eccentric planet, working under the secular octupole approximation.
The Eccentric Kozai Mechanism for a Test Particle
Considering interacting dark matter and dark energy as mediated, e.g., by a Yukawa coupling, implies a fifth force that reduces late accretion onto halos and pushes matter out of voids, hence resolving the discrepancy of dwarf abundances in voids (Farrar & Peebles 2004; Nusser et al. 2005).
The Cosmological Impact of Luminous TeV Blazars III: Implications for Galaxy Clusters and the Formation of Dwarf Galaxies
At any finite temperature, however, thermally induced undulations smooth out the buckling and give rise to a linear response for small compressional forces . A quenched disordered environment induces similar undulations and therefore a similar contribution to the linear response coefficient.
A constrained random-force model for weakly bending semiflexible polymers