Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compel.
Compels Sentence Examples
This is the conception which the molecular theory compels us to form of the gaseous state.
The Synodical Conference of North America, organized in 1872, compels its pastors to subscribe to the whole of the nine creeds contained in the Book of Concord.
It's a startling look that compels the onlooker to want to see more.
Instead of large continuous areas, in which local characteristics sometimes blend, it occupies widely dissevered territories in which specialization, intensified by long se1/2aration, hai mostly effaced the possibility of comparing species hnd even genera and compels us to seek for points of contact in groups of a higher order.
The rapid growth of literature in the 16th century compels him to resort to a classification of subjects.