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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enforce \En*force"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enforced; p. pr. & vb. n. Enforcing.] [OF. enforcier to strengthen, force, F. enforcir; pref. en- (L. in) + F. force. See Force.] 1. To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands. [1913 Webster] Inward joy enforced my heart to smile. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage. "Enforcing furious way." --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. To put in motion or action by violence; to drive. [1913 Webster] As swift as stones Enforced from the old Assyrian slings. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests. [1913 Webster] Enforcing sentiment of the thrust humanity. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 5. To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws. [1913 Webster] 6. To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon. [1913 Webster] Enforce him with his envy to the people. --Shak. [1913 Webster]