Synonyms and Antonyms of enslaves
to take control of and assert authority over
—usually used as (be) enslaved
- Her ancestors were enslaved during the war.
annihilates, beats, clobbers, crushes, defeats, drubs, licks, mows (down), overcomes, prevails (over), reduces, routs, skunks, smashes, thrashes, triumphs (over), trounces, wallops, whips
conquers, dominates, overpowers, pacifies, subdues, subjects, subjugates, subordinates, vanquishes
breaks, clamps down (on), cracks down (on), puts down, quashes, quells, represses, silences, smothers, snuffs (out), squashes, squelches, suppresses
discharges, emancipates, enfranchises, frees, liberates, manumits, releases, springs, unbinds, uncages, unchains, unfetters