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Subdue

Pronunciation of Subdue
/sʌbdjˈuː/, /sʌbdjˈuː/, /s_ʌ_b_d_j_ˈuː/

Antonyms for subdue:

encourage, incite, arouse, liberate, strengthen, manumit.

Synonyms for subdue:

Sense 1

dictatorial, conqueror, disarm, colonize, recapture, besiege, tie down, palliate, seizure, ethnic cleansing, invader, repression, invasion, takeover.

Sense 2

conquest, colonial, siege, annex, partisan, retake, occupier.

Sense 3

occupy, storm, occupation, resistance, worst, possession, invade, overrun.

Sense 4

qualify.

Sense 6

lick.

charm

fascinate.

command

overbear.

defeat

reduce, squash.

moderate

tone down.

quash

quash.

restrain

keep down, tie down, crack down.

soothe

soothe.

subjugate

enslave, subjugate.

suppress

suppress, keep under.

Sense 2 (noun)

besiege, invade, storm, annex, occupy.

Sense 6 (noun)

put down.

Sense 7 (noun)

lick, worst.

Sense 8 (noun)

qualify.

subdue (noun)

inhibit, stamp down, repress, mortify, chasten, master, surmount, suppress, quash, reduce, conquer, curb, subordinate, subjugate, keep down, tame, overcome, cricify, get over.

keep under control; moderate (verb)

humble, overpower, quell, quash, overrun, dominate, reduce, control, overcome, suppress, soften, repress, crush, temper, squelch, check, tone down, get the better of, discipline, put down, conquer, subjugate, vanquish, defeat, restrain, quiet, tame.

moderate (verb)

compose, calm, cool, alleviate, relax, abate, tranquilize, quiet, soften, ease, moderate, restrain, pacify, soothe.

soothe (verb)

console, comfort, placate, appease, lull, mollify, hush.

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