En*force"ment (?), n. [Cf. OF. enforcement.] 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.

2. A giving force to; a putting in execution.

Enforcement of strict military discipline.

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.