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    subdue - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subdue

    Definition
    (verb) put down by force or intimidation
    Synonyms : keep down , quash , reduce , repress , subjugate
    Example Sentence
    • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
    • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
    • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
    Definition
    (verb) to put down by force or authority
    Synonyms : conquer , curb , inhibit , stamp down , suppress
    Example Sentence
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
    Definition
    (verb) hold within limits and control
    Synonyms : crucify , mortify
    Example Sentence
    • subdue one's appetites
    • mortify the flesh
    Definition
    (verb) get on top of; deal with successfully
    Synonyms : get over , master , overcome , surmount
    Example Sentence
    • He overcame his shyness
    Definition
    (verb) make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
    Synonyms : subordinate
    Example Sentence
    • Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler
    Definition
    (verb) correct by punishment or discipline
    Synonyms : chasten , tame
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for subdue

After winning the Match when he was asked about the Party.. He said..SAB DUE hai..fir dunga..

Kauravas subdue DUEtkrida (gambling in sanskrit) against Pandavas....

in hindi sub means all and in english do means to do work r anything,a women telling her servants to do worl.that is by subdue.so she is keeping them in her control

subdue=sub+due...sub=subject..due=sth like backlog....so he still has one subject due...so that prsn is unhappy bout it

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