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Verb compel has 2 senses
- 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
They compel him to write the letter
- command, require, compel - make someone do something
--2 is one way to order, tell, enjoin, say
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE