• v. To be unmistakable, certain.

Example Sentences

  • “The yeshiva hasn't raised money in a year; it's muchrach that they will have to close soon.” (Weiser)

  • "Perhaps the reason is that without sitting there's no kviyus and you shouldn't be making any bracha, which would not be the case on Shabbos/Yom Tov when it's muchrach that you'll stay for the seuda (see Aruch Hashulchan O"C 166:1)?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מוכרח 'to force'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      to be mukhrakh

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