subjugate


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conquer

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Synonyms for subjugate

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

to make subservient or subordinate

Synonyms for subjugate

put down by force or intimidation

make subservient

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Roman forts and Norman castles were not benign "auxiliary police stations" but cruel military strongholds designed to oppress and subjugate the natives.
Jay Garner proposes to teach the Iraqis how to separate church and state, how to subjugate the military to civilian power, how to create a court system that doesn't indulge in politics and how to produce leaders who do not want to become rulers.
The contempt with which the peasants were regarded became a reason to subjugate and mistreat them.
His self-proclaimed Minimalist "failure" is most poignant in the case of Fred Sandback: "[He] can transfix and subjugate me with a length of twine strung across a corner of a room, but I have not found a way to write about the experience.
His main concern was to subjugate foreign countries permanently (whether they be Greece, Serbia, Albania, Hungary, Rumania, Venice or Italy) and govern them and divide his territories among his trusted warriors, and, theoretically believing that there was no fundamental difference between Islam and Christianity, reconcile the two religions and so be enabled to rule over all nations professing either faith.
Al-Mahdi challenged the government line in the stand-off with the UN Security Council, which is that it supports the May peace accord but UN forces in Darfur would constitute a 'colonialist' attempt to subjugate the country.
The world has just witnessed an event without historical precedent: An unrivaled superpower, with the means to trample and conquer nations at will, using its strength neither to oppress nor subjugate but to liberate and empower.
A second was the effort to subjugate its viewers by confronting them with towering idols in possession of compelling stares.
We asked each other, 'How much longer can we subjugate ourselves?
Only now it becomes clear that ownership of the meaning of words is used not only to justify economic and military conquests but, more importantly, to subjugate the mind and thus control the population.
In her recent installation Barbara Kruger used the royal "we" to subjugate, threaten, and harass "you.
Tracinda would not have agreed to vote for the transaction had it known Daimler-Benz's true intention was to acquire and subjugate Chrysler, reduce it to division status and fire Chrysler's management.
And of course we've used that propensity to violence first of all to subjugate Ireland, Wales and Scotland, and then we used it in Europe and with our Empire.
Tracinda, Chrysler's largest shareholder, would not have agreed to vote for the transaction had it known Daimler-Benz's true intention was to acquire and subjugate Chrysler, reduce it to division status and fire Chrysler's management.
Both of you are so bravely doing everything you can to subjugate the last of the third-class citizens.