Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "subjugation": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. forced submission to control by others;
[syn: subjugation, subjection]

2. the act of subjugating by cruelty;
- Example: "the tyrant's oppression of the people"
[syn: oppression, subjugation]

3. the act of conquering;
[syn: conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Subjugation \Sub`ju*ga"tion\, n. [Cf. F. subjugation, LL. subjugatio.] The act of subjugating, or the state of being subjugated. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

subjugation n 1: forced submission to control by others [syn: subjugation, subjection] 2: the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people" [syn: oppression, subjugation] 3: the act of conquering [syn: conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

77 Moby Thesaurus words for "subjugation": Waterloo, absolutism, adoption, appropriation, arrogation, assumption, beating, bond service, bondage, captivity, collapse, colonization, conquering, conquest, control, crash, deathblow, debacle, debt slavery, defeat, deprivation of freedom, destruction, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, domination, downfall, drubbing, enslavement, enthrallment, failure, fall, feudalism, feudality, helotism, helotry, hiding, indent, indentureship, lambasting, lathering, licking, mastery, occupation, overcoming, overthrow, overturn, peonage, preemption, preoccupation, prepossession, quietus, requisition, restraint, ruin, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitude, slavery, smash, subdual, subduing, subjection, takeover, taking over, thrall, thralldom, thrashing, trimming, trouncing, tyranny, undoing, usurpation, vanquishment, vassalage, villenage, whipping