Definitions for "Coerce"
To restrain by force, especially by law or authority; to repress; to curb.
To compel or constrain to any action; as, to coerce a man to vote for a certain candidate.
To compel or enforce; as, to coerce obedience.
(an object to a type) To produce a new object of the specified type, without modifying the original object. The intent is to produce an object that preserves the meaning of the original object, but is an instance of the specified type.
to influence another person's choices in a negative way.