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en·slave

 (ĕn-slāv′)
tr.v. en·slaved, en·slav·ing, en·slaves
To make into or as if into a slave.

en·slave′ment n.
en·slav′er n.

enslave

(ɪnˈsleɪv)
vb
(tr) to make a slave of; reduce to slavery; subjugate
enˈslavement n
enˈslaver n

en•slave

(ɛnˈsleɪv)

v.t. -slaved, -slav•ing.
to make a slave or slaves of; reduce to or as if to slavery: to enslave a people; enslaved by drugs.
[1635–45]
en•slave′ment, n.
en•slav′er, n.

enslave


Past participle: enslaved
Gerund: enslaving

Imperative
enslave
enslave
Present
I enslave
you enslave
he/she/it enslaves
we enslave
you enslave
they enslave
Preterite
I enslaved
you enslaved
he/she/it enslaved
we enslaved
you enslaved
they enslaved
Present Continuous
I am enslaving
you are enslaving
he/she/it is enslaving
we are enslaving
you are enslaving
they are enslaving
Present Perfect
I have enslaved
you have enslaved
he/she/it has enslaved
we have enslaved
you have enslaved
they have enslaved
Past Continuous
I was enslaving
you were enslaving
he/she/it was enslaving
we were enslaving
you were enslaving
they were enslaving
Past Perfect
I had enslaved
you had enslaved
he/she/it had enslaved
we had enslaved
you had enslaved
they had enslaved
Future
I will enslave
you will enslave
he/she/it will enslave
we will enslave
you will enslave
they will enslave
Future Perfect
I will have enslaved
you will have enslaved
he/she/it will have enslaved
we will have enslaved
you will have enslaved
they will have enslaved
Future Continuous
I will be enslaving
you will be enslaving
he/she/it will be enslaving
we will be enslaving
you will be enslaving
they will be enslaving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enslaving
you have been enslaving
he/she/it has been enslaving
we have been enslaving
you have been enslaving
they have been enslaving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enslaving
you will have been enslaving
he/she/it will have been enslaving
we will have been enslaving
you will have been enslaving
they will have been enslaving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enslaving
you had been enslaving
he/she/it had been enslaving
we had been enslaving
you had been enslaving
they had been enslaving
Conditional
I would enslave
you would enslave
he/she/it would enslave
we would enslave
you would enslave
they would enslave
Past Conditional
I would have enslaved
you would have enslaved
he/she/it would have enslaved
we would have enslaved
you would have enslaved
they would have enslaved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enslave - make a slave of; bring into servitude
subjugate, subject - make subservient; force to submit or subdue

enslave

verb subjugate, bind, dominate, trap, suppress, enthral, yoke, tyrannize, sell into slavery, reduce to slavery, enchain an alien plot to enslave humanity

enslave

verb
To make subservient or subordinate:
Translations
اسر
asserviresclavager

enslave

[ɪnˈsleɪv] VTesclavizar

enslave

[ɪnˈsleɪv] vt
(lit) (= make into a slave) → asservir, réduire à l'esclavage
(= trap) [+ person] → asservir
to be enslaved by sth → être asservi(e) par qch
to be enslaved to sth → être asservi(e) à qch

enslave

vtzum Sklaven machen; he is enslaved by the systemdas System hat ihn zum Sklaven gemacht; she is enslaved by her routinesie ist zur Sklavin ihrer Routine geworden

enslave

[ɪnˈsleɪv] vtrendere schiavo/a, schiavizzare
References in classic literature ?
She was the daughter of a gentleman of those isles, by a lady whose misfortune it was, if you will," said the old man, proudly, "to be descended, remotely, from that unfortunate class who are so basely enslaved to administer to the wants of a luxurious people.
The maiden lady arose upon her feet, as pale as a ghost at cock-crow; for she was an enslaved spirit, and this the talisman to which she owed obedience.
The wind that made great bellies of their sails, and rushed the vessel on by arms invisible as irresistible; this seemed the symbol of that unseen agency which so enslaved them to the race.
It is with the oppressed, enslaved African race that I cast in my lot; and, if I wished anything, I would wish myself two shades darker, rather than one lighter.
I was far from expecting ever to belong to him, for the price asked for me from the time I was first enslaved was exorbitant, and always provoked either anger or derision, yet my master stuck stubbornly to it -- twenty-two dollars.
If the lineal descendants of Ham are alone to be scriptur- ally enslaved, it is certain that slavery at the south must soon become unscriptural; for thousands are ushered into the world, annually, who, like myself, owe their existence to white fathers, and those fa- thers most frequently their own masters.
Molly knew that the cause of her dingy rags was not her husband's neglect, but the demon Opium to whom she was enslaved, body and soul, except in the lingering mother's tenderness that refused to give him her hungry child.
In this point of view, what can be more natural, than that the Templars, who, we know, copied closely the luxuries of the Asiatic warriors with whom they fought, should use the service of the enslaved Africans, whom the fate of war transferred to new masters?
Master as he was of his bit of merry England, no man could have enslaved him, and he might at least have lived and let live.
It is possible, though not easy, that the people of that island may be enslaved from other causes; but it cannot be by the prowess of an army so inconsiderable as that which has been usually kept up within the kingdom.
Not only are they slaves of the bourgeois class, and of the bourgeois State; they are daily and hourly enslaved by the machine, by the over-looker, and, above all, by the individual bourgeois manufacturer himself.
Our countesses, moreover, were adored by their husbands; these gentlemen were enslaved by the charm possessed by every woman who loves; and, with even supererogatory simplicity, afforded us that just sufficient spice of danger which increases pleasure.