Crossword Clue and Answers

Let's see if we can help you solve the crossword puzzle "Compel", we have 11 possible answers for this crossword clue, so hopefully we can assist you.

This clue in was most recently seen in the wild in Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We classify Compel to be a VERY COMMON crossword clue as we've seen it more than 11 times in a variety of crossword publications.

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  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Friday, 1 Oct 2021
  • Evening Standard Easy Crossword - Tuesday, 20 Jul 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Tuesday, 4 May 2021
  • Evening Standard Quick Crossword - Wednesday, 9 Dec 2020
  • The Mirror Classic - Friday, 21 Aug 2020
  • The Daily Mail Quick - Thursday, 6 Aug 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Friday, 26 Jun 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Saturday, 30 May 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Thursday, 23 Jan 2020
  • The Guardian Speedy - Sunday, 12 Nov 2017

Crossword Answers

4 letters

A strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"

5 letters

An act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

6 letters

Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"

To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"

EXTORT Chris Roberson
Get or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner

OBLIGE Surinder Sobti

7 letters

Ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";

8 letters

Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"

9 letters

Restrict; "Tighten the rules"; "stiffen the regulations"

11 letters

Require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"