1. The act of enforcing; compulsion.
He that contendeth against these enforcements may easily master or resist them. --Sir W. Raleigh.
Confess 't was hers, and by what rough enforcement
You got it from her. --Shak.
2. A giving force to; a putting in execution.
Enforcement of strict military discipline. --Palfrey.
3. That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to; constraint; force applied.
The rewards and punishment of another life, which the Almighty has established as the enforcements of his law. --Locke.
n : the act of enforcing; insuring observance of or obedience to