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 impose impose

verb

  • ( ) compel to behave in a certain way  ( constrain, enforce, impose )
    compel to behave in a certain way
     Social relations impose courtesy
    Social relations impose courtesy
     duty constrains one to act often contrary to one's desires or inclinations
    duty constrains one to act often contrary to one's desires or inclinations
  • ( ) impose something unpleasant  ( bring down, impose, inflict, visit )
    impose something unpleasant
     The principal visited his rage on the students
    The principal visited his rage on the students
  • ( ) impose and collect  ( impose, levy )
    impose and collect
     levy a fine
    levy a fine


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