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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Subdue (0.01185 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Subdue.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: subdue menundukkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: subdue subdue v 1: put down by force or intimidation; “The government quashes any attempt of an uprising”; “China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently”; “The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land” [syn: repress, quash, keep down, subjugate, reduce] 2: to put down by force or authority; “suppress a nascent uprising”; “stamp down on littering”; “conquer one's desires” [syn: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, conquer, curb] 3: hold within limits and control; “subdue one's appetites”; “mortify the flesh” [syn: mortify, cricify] 4: get on top of; deal with successfully; “He overcame his shyness” [syn: overcome, get over, surmount, master] 5: make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; “Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler” [syn: subordinate] 6: correct by punishment or discipline [syn: tame, chasten]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Subdue Subdue \Sub*due"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subdued; p. pr. & vb. n. Subduing.] [OE. soduen, OF. sosduire to seduce, L. subtus below (fr. sub under) + ducere to lead. See Duke, and cf. Subduct.] 1. To bring under; to conquer by force or the exertion of superior power, and bring into permanent subjection; to reduce under dominion; to vanquish. [1913 Webster] I will subdue all thine enemies. --1 Chron. xvii. 10. [1913 Webster] 2. To overpower so as to disable from further resistance; to crush. [1913 Webster] Nothing could have subdued nature To such a lowness, but his unkind daughters. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If aught . . . were worthy to subdue The soul of man. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To destroy the force of; to overcome; as, medicines subdue a fever. [1913 Webster] 4. To render submissive; to bring under command; to reduce to mildness or obedience; to tame; as, to subdue a stubborn child; to subdue the temper or passions. [1913 Webster] 5. To overcome, as by persuasion or other mild means; as, to subdue opposition by argument or entreaties. [1913 Webster] 6. To reduce to tenderness; to melt; to soften; as, to subdue ferocity by tears. [1913 Webster] 7. To make mellow; to break, as land; also, to destroy, as weeds. [1913 Webster] 8. To reduce the intensity or degree of; to tone down; to soften; as, to subdue the brilliancy of colors. [1913 Webster] Syn: To conquer; overpower; overcome; surmount; vanquish. See Conquer. [1913 Webster]


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