subdue(redirected from subduer)
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subdueverb abate, allay, beat, beat down, bend, best, break, bring under rule, calm, captivate, capture, choke, conquer, control, crush, curb, deaden, defeat, discipline, domare, dominate, dull, enthrall, foil, get the better of, harness, humble, inhibit, lessen, lower, make docile, make submissive, make tractable, master, moderate, mollify, muffle, mute, obtund, oppress, overbear, overcome, overwhelm, put down, quell, quiet, reduce, rein, restrain, silence, slacken, smash, smother, soften, subiungere, subject, subjugate, suppress, tame, temper, tone down, tranquilize, triumph over, vanquish, worst
Associated concepts: subdue an assailant
See also: abate, allay, alleviate, arrest, beat, browbeat, capture, confine, constrain, contain, control, defeat, diminish, disarm, dominate, extinguish, foil, halt, impose, lessen, lull, moderate, modify, mollify, overcome, override, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, pacify, palliate, prevail, quash, repress, restrain, stifle, stop, strangle, subject, subjugate, suppress, surmount