Subjugate Definition

sŭbjə-gāt
subjugated, subjugates, subjugating
verb
subjugated, subjugates, subjugating
To bring under control or subjection; conquer.
Webster's New World
To cause to become subservient; subdue.
Webster's New World
To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else.
American Heritage

To forcibly impose obedience or servitude.

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Origin of Subjugate

  • From Latin subiugatus, past participle of subiugare (“to bring under the yoke, subjugate"), from sub (“under") + iugum (“yoke"); see yoke.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English subjugaten from Latin subiugāre subiugāt- sub- sub- iugum yoke yeug- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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