A push or a pull on anybody is called Force. The direction in which a body is pushed or pulled is called the direction of the force. For example, if a horse cart is pulled by a horse in the east direction then that ‘pull’ is the force and east is the direction of the force.
Effects of Force
We cannot see the force but through its effect, we can identify the force. There are various effects of force as explained below-
Making a stationary body move. For example, Kicking a ball at rest.
A force can stop a moving body. For example, Brakes applied on a moving cycle.