Definition of "subjugate" [sub•ju•gate]

  • (verb-transitive) To bring under control; conquer. See Synonyms at defeat.
  • (verb-transitive) To make subservient; enslave.

Use "subjugate" in a sentence

  • "Never did yell or kick send his hot blood from heart to head deluging his sensitive brain with fiery currents, driving him into frenzy or blinding him with fear; but touches, soft and gentle as a woman's, caressing words, and oats given from the open palm, and unfailing kindness, were the means I used to 'subjugate' him."
  • "Now you are saying that your answer was only directed towards the "subjugate" part."
  • ""subjugate" in the debate over and over again, by people from people all along the political spectrum."

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