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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make or become less severe or extreme

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put down by force or intimidation

hold within limits and control

make subordinate, dependent, or subservient

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correct by punishment or discipline

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Several passengers helped subdue the alleged attacker until the plane returned to Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport spokesperson Perry Cooper told The Washington Post.
Washington, Jan 26 ( ANI ): Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he had to subdue his own ''natural energy" to play Arthur Kipps in the new supernatural thriller movie 'The Woman in Black'.
In order to subdue the grey economy, the Government passed a new action plan to control farmers, tourism, energy and metrology, too.
ORANGE - State police used non-lethal sock rounds to subdue an armed 17-year-old Athol teen during a standoff Sunday afternoon near 525 E.
SUTHERLIN - Douglas County sheriff's investigators ruled Tuesday that a Sutherlin police officer justifiably used his Taser stun gun last week to subdue a woman who subsequently injured her head when she fell to the floor after being shocked.
POLICE threatened to subdue a drunken man with CS spray.
Kuzmin as a literary theoretician was a key figure in the reaction against Symbolism for the new generation, and ultimately influential in Russian art, despite a totalitarian state's severe attempts to subdue and utilize art for its own propaganda.
According to Virginia Lopez, a police spokeswoman in Denver, several male passengers got up to subdue the 26-year-old who was spitting, biting and yelling profanities.
In cases where instructors have scenarios set up where officers must subdue a role-player wearing some type of protective suit, they can have a second role-player nearby wearing regular street clothes and a concealed weapon.
The court held that fact issues about the use of a stun gun to subdue the prisoner precluded summary judgment.
A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing his girlfriend outside a bar in Tomakomai in southern Hokkaido, and seriously injuring another man who tried to subdue him, police said.
It seems a pity that she should undertake the work alone; she is not strong enough; she should do what we are not too proud to do, stretch out her hands to the world at large, and say 'Come and help us to subdue the wilderness'.
When Jews of this past generation began to sense a deepening environmental crisis in earth-human relationships, and especially when they saw the Bible accused of causing this crisis through its command to "fill the earth and subdue it," some of them felt impelled to wrestle anew with Torah in the light of that crisis.
Students learn to use natural movements that take advantage of leverage, gravity, and pressure points to subdue a threatening person.
Eugene police used a Taser to subdue a 40-year-old man who was later charged with assaulting a woman in downtown Eugene on Friday afternoon.