Definitions For Subdue


  • Correct by punishment or discipline
  • Bring under control by force or authority
  • Make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
  • Get on top of; deal with successfully
  • Hold within limits and control
  • Put down by force or intimidation
  • To get control of (a violent or dangerous person or group) by using force, punishment, etc.
  • To get control of (something, such as a strong emotion)

Is Subdue a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Subdue is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Subdue in a Sentence

  • The troops were finally able to subdue the rebel forces after many days of fighting.
  • He was injured while trying to subdue a violent drunk.
  • She struggled to subdue her fears.

Synonyms for Subdue

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