Definition Of subjugate


bring under domination or control, especially by conquest.

the invaders had soon subjugated most of the native population

Example Of subjugate

  • A lack of empathy with republican ideals leads him to doubt the value of the desire for independence that impels subjugated peoples to seek an escape from empire.

  • Abuse is designed to control and subjugate another person through fear, humiliation, and verbal put downs.

  • As Brant plodded behind his subjugator , he could hardly think of a time when he had felt this helpless.

  • But I believe the people in New York were not occupying other people, were not subjugating other people to siege and closures, were not building settlements.

  • But on many issues they have been just as ready to subjugate human rights to their political interests.

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