What is another word for subjugate?

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[ sˈʌbd͡ʒuːɡˌe͡ɪt], [ sˈʌbd‍ʒuːɡˌe‍ɪt], [ s_ˈʌ_b_dʒ_uː_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t]

Subjugate is a verb that refers to the act of imposing one's will or dominance over another person or group, often through force or coercion. Some common synonyms for this word include dominate, conquer, oppress, suppress, enslave, subject, control, and overcome. These words all capture the idea of exerting power or authority over others, either by force or by manipulating their behavior or beliefs. Other related words might include intimidate, coerce, or subdue, which all refer to the use of force or threats to achieve one's goals. Regardless of which word is used, the concept of subjugation implies a power imbalance, with one group or individual exerting control over others.

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What are the opposite words for subjugate?

The word "subjugate" refers to the act of bringing someone or something under control or dominance. Some antonyms, or opposite words, for "subjugate" might include "liberate," "free," "emancipate," "unshackle," or "release." These terms reflect the idea of breaking free from oppression or domination, rather than being subjected to it. Other antonyms for "subjugate" might include "empower," "authorize," "enable," or "authorize," all of which imply a sense of agency and independence. Other possible antonyms might include "respect," "value," or "cherish," which reflect a more collaborative and equitable relationship based on mutual trust and understanding.

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Usage examples for Subjugate

The lines of her head and figure too, half guessed and half revealed, and wholly light and graceful, had caught his fancy and created a desire to subjugate her.
"The Castle Inn"
Stanley John Weyman
That I could shew the sweet enthusiast in the heyday insolence of her power; pretending to guide, reform, humble, and subjugate me; while love and vengeance swell my heart, hypocrisy smooths my face, and plots innumerable busy my brain!
"Anna St. Ives"
Thomas Holcroft
At the touch of her coldly trembling limbs, at the sight of her tears, all the sensual desire lessened its throb, and the purer side of his love began to subjugate him.
"The Devil's Garden"
W. B. Maxwell

Famous quotes with Subjugate

  • I choose not to give energy to the emotions of revenge, hatred or the desire to subjugate.
    Rosanne Cash
  • If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace.
    Ludwig von Mises
  • The whole world is in my hand, and I will conquer and subjugate the world.
    Sun Myung Moon
  • Philosophers are people who do violence, but have no army at their disposal, and so subjugate the world by locking it into a system.
    Robert Musil
  • What we must understand is that the industries, processes, and inventions created by modern science can be used either to subjugate or liberate. The choice is up to us.
    Henry A. Wallace

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