[ suhb-juh-geyt ]
/ ˈsʌb dʒəˌgeɪt /
verb (used with object), sub·ju·gat·ed, sub·ju·gat·ing.
to bring under complete control or subjection; conquer; master.
to make submissive or subservient; enslave.
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Origin of subjugate
sub·ju·ga·ble [suhb-juh-guh-buhl] /ˈsʌb dʒə gə bəl/, adjectivesub·ju·ga·tion, nounsub·ju·ga·tor, nounnon·sub·ju·ga·ble, adjective
self-sub·ju·gat·ing, adjectiveun·sub·ju·gat·ed, adjective
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/ (ˈsʌbdʒʊˌɡeɪt) /
to bring into subjection
to make subservient or submissive
Word Origin for subjugate
C15: from Late Latin subjugāre to subdue, from Latin sub- + jugum yoke
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