Definition of subdue:
have the best, master, tame, clamp down, abbreviate, domesticise, objurgate, castigate, overmatch, outmatch, get the best, get over, reduce, snuff, temper, curb, surmount, rag, frustrate, curtail, avoid, put/set someone's mind at ease/at rest, crack down, punish, blast, squelch, exceed, track, shrink, restrict, check, keep down, sweep over, cut, reassure, necrose, annul, get well, whelm, hold, skunk, trim, cross, torment, do down, besiege, scale down, come down, subjugate, mortify, prevail, thin, chastise, silence, abase, get, slim down, refine, best, oppress, worst, bring down, invade, humiliate, slap down, bottle up, cut across, foreshorten, savage, invalidate, purify, dun, discipline, crucify, seize, qualify, naturalize, cut back, outstrip, shorten, subordinate, melt off, nullify, gangrene, scale, slim, thin out, dispatch, cultivate, get across, overwhelm, conquer, boil down, overcome, quash, concentrate, trim down, stifle, mute, overbear, muffle, put down, overtake, domesticize, squash, deal with, contain, stamp down, annex, bedevil, chasten, trim back, suppress, surpass, increase, take, defeat, dominate, naturalise, lick, put someone at (their) ease, get around, upend, repress, occupy, tighten, outperform, stop, conceal, smother, sphacelate, allay, Win, get the hang, deoxidise, manage, defuse, tone down, decoct, control, cut through, keep back, inhibit, abridge, number, hold in, traverse, pass over, try, prevail against, reclaim, lose weight, outgo, dilute, storm, appropriate, cut down, command, cover, get the better of, strangle, afflict, bounce back, talk down, contract, ace, void, cricify, deoxidize, domesticate, correct, chagrin, slenderize, pillory.
- defeat (part of speech: verb)
- soothe (part of speech: verb)
- moderate (part of speech: verb)
- "The Tragic Comedians, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
" You are in jest; it is precisely because I care particularly that they should be carried out with all possible splendor, that I am troubling myself about them in person, even as to details; and to my great satisfaction I have been able even to subdue the most obstinate; still it was scarcely my duty-" " I fancied that you not only served the state but were my husband's friend."- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "Her Weight in Gold", George Barr McCutcheon.