\sʌbdjˈuː], \sʌbdjˈuː], \s_ʌ_b_d_j_ˈuː]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
To bring under; to conquer by force or the exertion of superior power, and bring into permanent subjection; to reduce under dominion; to vanquish.
To overpower so as to disable from further resistance; to crush.
To destroy the force of; to overcome; as, medicines subdue a fever.
To render submissive; to bring under command; to reduce to mildness or obedience; to tame; as, to subdue a stubborn child; to subdue the temper or passions.
To overcome, as by persuasion or other mild means; as, to subdue opposition by argument or entreaties.
To reduce to tenderness; to melt; to soften; as, to subdue ferocity by tears.
To make mellow; to break, as land; also, to destroy, as weeds.
To reduce the intensity or degree of; to tone down; to soften; as, to subdue the brilliancy of colors.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
- The american dictionary of the english language.
By Daniel Lyons
- The Clarendon dictionary
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.