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subdue

How to sign: to put down by force or authority
"suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires";

inhibit in ASL Watch how to sign inhibit in American Sign Language
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subdue in ASL Watch how to sign subdue in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: suppress, stamp down, inhibit, conquer, curb

Categories: check, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate

Within this category: burke, choke off, hush, silence, smother, squelch, stifle, wink

subdue

How to sign: put down by force or intimidation
"The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land";

repress in ASL Watch how to sign repress in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: repress, quash, subjugate, keep down, reduce

Categories: crush, oppress, suppress

subdue

How to sign: correct by punishment or discipline

chasten in ASL Watch how to sign chasten in American Sign Language
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tame in ASL Watch how to sign tame in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: tame, chasten

Categories: alter, change, modify

subdue

How to sign: get on top of; deal with successfully
"He overcame his shyness";

surmount in ASL Watch how to sign surmount in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: surmount, overcome, master, get over

Categories: defeat, get the better of, overcome

Within this category: bulldog

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