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Related to subjugation: reciprocate
tr.v. sub·ju·gat·ed, sub·ju·gat·ing, sub·ju·gates
1. To bring under control, especially by military force; conquer.
2. To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else: "The urgency of the mating season is subjugated, for the moment, to the demands of self-preservation" (David M. Carroll).
[Middle English subjugaten, from Latin subiugāre, subiugāt- : sub-, sub- + iugum, yoke; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||subjugation - forced submission to control by others|
relationship - a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
repression - a state of forcible subjugation; "the long repression of Christian sects"
oppression - the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
enslavement, captivity - the state of being a slave; "So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
slavery, thraldom, thrall, thralldom, bondage - the state of being under the control of another person
bondage - the state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power; "he was in bondage to fear:; "he sought release from his bondage to Satan"; "a self freed from the bondage of time"
peonage - the condition of a peon
confinement - the state of being confined; "he was held in confinement"
|2.||subjugation - the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people"|
persecution - the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
|3.||subjugation - the act of conquering|