verb. ['səbˈduː'] to put down by force or authority.
- hush up
- choke back
- stamp down
- shut up
- blink away
- hold in
- choke down
- choke off
Words that Rhyme with Subdue
How do you pronounce subdue?
Pronounce subdue as səbˈdu.
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Example sentences of the word subdue
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Anacondas, like other constrictors, subdue their prey by coiling around their bodies.
2. Verb, base form
To subdue an adrenaline rush, stop the activity you are involved in.
3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
You can also frequently subdue an adrenaline rush by refocusing your energy on another task.
The job can be dangerous at times because you might need to physically subdue inmates when necessary.
Quotes containing the word subdue
1. The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu
2. You are afraid of it because it is stronger than you; you hate it because you are afraid of it; you love it because you cannot subdue it to your will. Only the unsubduable can be loved.
- Yevgeny Zamyatin, We
3. What is love? There is nothing in the world, neither man nor Devil nor any thing, that I hold as suspect as love, for it penetrates the soul more than any other thing. Nothing exists that so fills and binds the heart as love does. Therefore, unless you have those weapons that subdue it, the soul plunges through love into an immense abyss.
- Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose
verb. ['səbˈduː'] put down by force or intimidation.
- keep down
verb. ['səbˈduː'] make subordinate, dependent, or subservient.
verb. ['səbˈduː'] get on top of; deal with successfully.
- beat out
- get over
- open up
verb. ['səbˈduː'] correct by punishment or discipline.
verb. ['səbˈduː'] hold within limits and control.
- be born