What does the word subjugate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Subjugation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To subdue completely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Subjugator.

Usage examples for subjugate

  1. The English are in possession of a territory clearly enough defined, but they are ever on the alert to seize any opportunity of a real or pretended violation of it, in order to extend their limits and subjugate the whole island. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. The days of independent states are past: The tide of empire sweeps across the earth; Assyria rides it with resistless power And thunders on to subjugate the world. – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke