Definition of Enforce:

  1. Compel observance of or compliance with (a law, rule, or obligation).

  2. Providing a layer of support in order to make stronger or more durable in nature. This may be done by adding an additional layer of support on top of existing layers. Physical objects can also be enforced. For example, electric cables are sometimes enforced in a second layer of material to prevent being frayed so easily.

  3. Imposing rules; keeping in compliance. For example, a company with a policy of requiring all personnel to be in uniform may enforce that rule by preventing any personnel that is not in full uniform from working until they conform.

Synonyms of Enforce

Abide by, Accomplish, Adhere to, Administer, Apply, Bestow, Bind, Bring to bear, Browbeat, Bully, Carry out, Carry through, Cause, Cause to, Coerce, Compel, Complete, Constrain, Demand, Discharge, Dose, Dose with, Drive, Effect, Effectuate, Enforce upon, Execute, Fill out, Force, Force upon, Fulfill, Give, Have, Honor, Impel, Implement, Impose, Impose on, Impose upon, Impress upon, Inflict, Insist on, Insist upon, Intimidate, Invoke, Lay on, Lean on, Make, Make out, Mete out to, Oblige, Observe, Perform, Prescribe for, Press, Promulgate, Prosecute, Put in force, Put in practice, Put into effect, Put into execution, Put on, Put through, Put to use, Put upon, Railroad, Reinforce, Render, Require, Restrain, Stress, Support, Tie, Transact, Use force upon, Impose, Apply, Carry out, Administer, Implement, Bring to bear, Discharge, Fulfil, Execute, Prosecute

How to use Enforce in a sentence?

  1. The role of the police is to enforce the law.

Meaning of Enforce & Enforce Definition