Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb subjugate

2 senses of subjugate

Sense 1
repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce -- (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")
       => oppress, suppress, crush -- (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists")

Sense 2
subjugate, subject -- (make subservient; force to submit or subdue)
       => dominate, master -- (have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems")

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