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How To Spell subdue?

Correct spelling: subdue

What is the definition of subdue?

  1. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"

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This graph shows how "subdue" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for subdue?

  1. For a moment he saw himself as the man he had been meant for- the man he might have been, if he had been able to subdue his evil nature. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  2. They served to irritate the bandit passions, not to subdue them. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
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