ENFO'RCE, verb transitive
1. To give strength to; to strengthen; to invigorate. [See Def.5.]
2. To make or gain by force; to force; as, to enforce a passage.
3. To put in act by violence; to drive.
Stones enforced from the old Assyrian slings.
4. To instigate; to urge on; to animate.
5. To urge with energy; to give force to; to impress on the mind; as, to enforce remarks or arguments.
6. To compel; to constrain; to force.
7. To put in execution; to cause to take effect; as, to enforce the laws.
8. To press with a charge.
9. To prove; to evince. [Not used.]
ENFO'RCE, verb intransitive To attempt by force. [Not used.]
ENFO'RCE, noun Force; strength; power. [Not used.]