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SUBJUGATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subjugate mean? 

SUBJUGATE (verb)
  The verb SUBJUGATE has 2 senses:

1. put down by force or intimidation
2. make subservient; force to submit or subdue

  Familiarity information: SUBJUGATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBJUGATE (verb)


Sense 1subjugate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put down by force or intimidation

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

quash; repress; subdue; subjugate; keep down; reduce

Context examples:

The government quashes any attempt of an uprising / China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently / The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Hypernyms (to "subjugate" is one way to...):

crush; oppress; suppress (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


Sense 2subjugate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make subservient; force to submit or subdue

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

subjugate; subject

Hypernyms (to "subjugate" is one way to...):

dominate; master (have dominance or the power to defeat over)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "subjugate"):

dragoon (subjugate by imposing troops)

enslave (make a slave of; bring into servitude)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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