Main Entry: sub·ju·gate Pronunciation: 's&b-ji-"gAt Function: transitive verb Inflected Form(s): -gat·ed; -gat·ing Etymology: Middle English, from Latin subjugatus, past participle of subjugare, from sub- + jugum yoke -- more at YOKE Date: 15th century 1 : to bring under control and governance as a subject : CONQUER 2 : to make submissive : SUBDUE - sub·ju·ga·tion /"s&b-ji-'gA-sh&n/ noun - sub·ju·ga·tor /'s&b-ji-"gA-t&r/ noun
1) The ultimate move in the process of trying to subjugate street demonstrators was made when the police, under direction of the man himself no doubt, publish photographs of suspected protestors in local newspapers. 2) Wahai my fellow kaum melayu. There are many ways we are subjugated physically and socially by the regime. But, their success does not rely on those factors; rather they are doing whatever they want because they manage to subjugate our minds.