Thesaurus

subjugate

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of subjugate

to bring under one's control by force of arms
  • explorers who subjugated the natives in the name of religion

Synonyms for subjugate

Words Related to subjugate

Near Antonyms for subjugate

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about subjugate

Time Traveler for subjugate

Time Traveler

The first known use of subjugate was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Subjugate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subjugate. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on subjugate

Dictionary: Definition of subjugate

Nglish: Translation of subjugate for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of subjugate for Arabic Speakers

Comments on subjugate

What made you want to look up subjugate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!