Synonyms for subdues
- bear down
- beat down
- break in
- get the better of
- get the upper hand
- get under control
- put down
- shut down
- tone down
- triumph over
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Antonyms for subdues
- build up
- let go
- give up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBDUES
Beautiful was her face, but stern; like the face of one who subdues but may not be subdued.
Nature resists the hand which subdues her at first, and then gracefully yields.
He subdues his excitement, and proceeds, “I've a letter from the Regniatis.”
Sweet subjugation, both to him who subdues and to him who yields!
But the still life of the plant awes and subdues more than all this.
Love, when successful, has a compelling power which subdues all other feelings.
Hence, while the one pleases, the other awes and subdues us.
She conquers the Cumanches, subdues the native mongrel Mexicans.
Judas subdues also the Idumeans of the southward, and the Ammonites.
He catches the spirit of Wilde's verse, and subdues his own to agreement.