enslave

[ en-sleyv ]
/ ɛnˈsleɪv /

verb (used with object), en·slaved, en·slav·ing.

to make a slave of; reduce to slavery: His drug addiction has completely enslaved him.

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Origin of enslave

First recorded in 1635–45; en-1 + slave

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enslave
/ (ɪnˈsleɪv) /

verb

(tr) to make a slave of; reduce to slavery; subjugate

Derived forms of enslave

enslavement, nounenslaver, noun
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