Coercion (disambiguation)

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Coercion is the practice of compelling a person to behave in an involuntary way.

Coercion may also refer to:

  • Coercion (linguistics), reinterpretation of a lexeme
  • Coercive function, mathematical function that "grows rapidly" at the extremes of the space on which it is defined
  • Type conversion, in programming, is changing an entity of one data type into another
  • Coercion Acts, Acts of the British parliament to suppress disorder, often in Ireland
  • Coercivity, intensity of magnetic field needed to demagnetize a material