enslave

verb en·slave \ in-ˈslāv , en- \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of enslave

: to reduce to or as if to slavery : subjugate

enslavement

play \in-ˈslāv-mənt, en-\ noun

enslaver

noun

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enslave

Definition of enslave for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) a slave


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enslave

verb en·slave \ in-ˈslāv \

Definition of enslave for Students

enslaved; enslaving
: to make a slave of


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