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Verb compel has 2 senses
  1. compel, oblige, obligate - force or compel somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
    --1 is one way to induce, stimulate, cause, have, get, make
    Derived form: noun compulsion3
    Sample sentence:
    They compel him to write the letter
  2. command, require, compel - make someone do something
    --2 is one way to order, tell, enjoin, say
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
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