Definition of Subdue


  • correct by punishment or discipline
  • make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
    "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
  • get on top of
    deal with successfully
    "He overcame his shyness"
    - get over
  • hold within limits and control
    "subdue one's appetites"
    "mortify the flesh"
  • to put down by force or authority
    "suppress a nascent uprising"
    "stamp down on littering"
    "conquer one's desires"
    - stamp down
  • put down by force or intimidation
    "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"
    "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"
    "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
    - keep down
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble subdue

32 unscramble word found using the letters subdue.

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