verb (used with object), sub·ju·gat·ed, sub·ju·gat·ing.
Origin of subjugate
Examples from the Web for subjugate
They see collusion and deception and they say Ankara is determined to subjugate them.Impotent U.S. Airstrikes, Passive Turks and an ISIS Triumph|Jamie Dettmer|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was not an act of genocide, but it was the largest and most enduring program devised by man to subjugate a race.Rand Paul’s Comments on GOP Voter-ID Laws Mark a Turning Point|James Poulos|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fashion can summon the strange, can subjugate the body and render it alien just as readily as it can highlight every curve.
The whole world is in my hand and I will conquer and subjugate the world.
France could not hope to subjugate Spain; England could never possibly conquer France.
The native allies had been but tools in the hand of Cortez to subjugate the Mexicans.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
It was much more probable that the united forces of the river-valley should subjugate the tribes of the surrounding desert.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
Does it not tyrannize over and subjugate the beloved object irresistibly?Pepita Ximenez|Juan Valera
During more than three succeeding years the Transvaal tried in vain to subjugate this tribe.South Africa and the Boer-British War, Volume I|J. Castell Hopkins
The difficulty with the Creek Indians arising; Jackson with his characteristic energy helped to subjugate them.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for subjugate
Word Origin for subjugate
Word Origin and History for subjugate
early 15c., from Latin subjugatus, past participle of subjugare (see subjugation). Related: Subjugated; subjugating.