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synonyms for enslave

  • coerce
  • deprive
  • disenfranchise
  • imprison
  • incarcerate
  • oppress
  • shackle
  • subjugate
  • suppress
  • bind
  • capture
  • chain
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • compel
  • confine
  • disfranchise
  • dominate
  • enchain
  • enclose
  • enthrall
  • fetter
  • hobble
  • hold
  • immure
  • indenture
  • jail
  • reduce
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • secure
  • subdue
  • subject
  • tether
  • tie
  • yoke
  • get hooks into
  • keep under thumb
  • put in irons
  • shut in
See also synonyms for: enslaved / enslavement

antonyms for enslave

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • allow
  • disconnect
  • expand
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • permit
  • stop
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • emancipate
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During the 246 years of enslavement, it was illegal to teach enslaved people to read.
MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER IDA B. WELLS LEFT A LEGACY OF ACTIVISM IN EDUCATION. WE NEED THAT NOW.MICHELLE DUSTERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore became one of the latest to address the issue last year when it revealed that its namesake benefactor had enslaved people.
VA. HOUSE VOTES TO FORCE PUBLIC COLLEGES TO RECKON WITH TIES TO SLAVERY, CREATE SCHOLARSHIPS OR OTHER PROGRAMSNICK ANDERSONFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On Christmas Day, 1831, the Baptist deacon Samuel Sharpe organized a strike on the Jamaica sugar plantation where he was enslaved.
THE LONG SONG IS A BRILLIANT TALE OF SLAVERY’S END IN JAMAICA, FRUSTRATINGLY TOLDJUDY BERMANJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
A young enslaved man with special powers escapes from a Virginia plantation.
WASHINGTON POST PAPERBACK BESTSELLERSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She said the nonprofit is indebted to its volunteers, who have mapped Baltimore’s trade of enslaved people and helped honor the city’s LGBTQ community, among other initiatives.
AMATEUR BALTIMORE HISTORIAN UNEARTHS NEW PASSION FOR ARCHAEOLOGYANGELA ROBERTSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Selling human organs or enslaved people can meet a demand and generate profit, but we say these items do not belong in the marketplace.
BIG TECH’S ATTENTION ECONOMY CAN BE REFORMED. HERE’S HOW.GIDEON LICHFIELDJANUARY 10, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In 1873 when Hopkins died, he had three people working for him whose ages aligned with three of the enslaved people listed in 1850, Papenfuse said.
HOW ONE VERY OLD CENSUS RECORD SPURRED A RECKONING AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITYSUSAN SVRLUGADECEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Using his access to the plantations and their enslaved laborers as a teacher of Bible studies, Sharpe organized resistance cells across the island and a massive intelligence-gathering operation.
JAMAICA’S CHRISTMAS SLAVE UPRISINGSEAN BRASWELLDECEMBER 23, 2020OZY
Maryland was a leading supplier in the interstate trade of enslaved people to the cotton South.
THE ENSLAVED FAMILIES WHO WENT TO COURT TO WIN THEIR FREEDOMALISON LACROIXDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In 2003, Brown University’s then-president, Ruth Simmons, launched a study into the school’s connections to the transatlantic trade in enslaved people.
JOHNS HOPKINS, BENEFACTOR OF NAMESAKE HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY, WAS AN ENSLAVERNICK ANDERSON, LAUREN LUMPKIN, SUSAN SVRLUGADECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO ENSLAVE

  • compel
  • confine
  • constrain
  • detain
  • engage
  • enslave
  • force
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • hogtie
  • indenture
  • lock up
  • necessitate
  • oblige
  • prescribe
  • put half nelson on
  • put lock on
  • require
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • yoke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.