HyperDic: coercive

English > 1 sense of the word coercive:
ADJECTIVEallcoerciveserving or intended to coerce
coercive > pronunciation
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > coercive: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningServing or intended to coerce.
Example"authority is directional instead of coercive"
BroaderpowerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
Spanishcoactivo, coercitivo
Catalancoactiu, coercitiu
Verbscoerceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

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