What does the word "force" mean?

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Force is a noun that means power, strength and intensity, and a verb meaning to actively cause an effect by using methods such as physical strength or verbal compulsion and coercion.

As a noun and a verb, force can be employed in numerous ways. When used as a noun in reference to physical actions, it may denote a violent action, as in "The army took the city by force," or a display of intense physical strength, such as in "They used force to open the window." The word comes from the Latin "fortis," meaning strength, and first appeared in English in the 13th century.

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