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1. subjugate

verb. ['ˈsʌbdʒəˌgeɪt'] put down by force or intimidation.

Synonyms

  • quash
  • subdue
  • oppress
  • crush
  • keep down
  • suppress
  • reduce

Antonyms

  • stay
  • validate
  • louden
  • consume

Etymology

  • subiugatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Subjugate

  • abrogate
  • applegate
  • arrogate
  • bathgate
  • bishopsgate
  • castigate
  • congregate
  • conjugate
  • corrugate
  • delegate
  • desegregate
  • digate
  • filegate
  • floodgate
  • fumigate
  • holgate
  • instigate
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • irangate

Example sentences of the word subjugate


1. Verb, base form
Conversion of heart means that the one coming to pray must totally subjugate his heart over to God.

Quotes containing the word subjugate


1. Calling sex by its name thereafter [the 17th c.] became more difficult and more costly. As if in order to gain mastery of it in reality, it had first been necessary to subjugate it at the level of language, control its free circulation in speech, expunge it from the things that were said, and extinguish the words that rendered it too visibly present.
- Michel Foucault

2. subjugate

verb. ['ˈsʌbdʒəˌgeɪt'] make subservient; force to submit or subdue.

Synonyms

  • enslave
  • subject
  • dragoon
  • master

Antonyms

  • lose
  • decompression
  • hate
  • increase

Etymology

  • subiugatus (Latin)
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