Definition of subdue in English:

subdue

Syllabification: sub·due
Pronunciation: /səbˈd(y)o͞o
 
/

verb (subdues, subduing, subdued)

[with object]

Derivatives

subduable

adjective
More example sentences
  • In other words, she becomes a subordinate and subduable version of the master.
  • Our ancestors had known that nature was not subduable and, therefore, had made it an obligation for man to surrender to nature and live in tune with it.
  • Godhead is the Lord of ‘maya’ the soul is subduable by the deluding or limiting energy (maya).

Origin

late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French suduire, from Latin subducere, literally 'draw from below'.

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