Subjection

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Subjection->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subjection
subjection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dependence
dependence
dependency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subordination
subordination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ thrall
thrall
thraldom
enthrallment
subjugation
bondage
serfdom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ feudalism
feudalism
feudality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vassalage
vassalage
villenage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ slavery
slavery
enslavement
involuntary servitude
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ conquest
conquest
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ service
service
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ servitude
servitude
servitorship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tendence
tendence
employ
tutelage
clientship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ liability
liability
&c. 177
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ constraint
constraint
&c. 751
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ oppression
oppression
&c.(severity) 739
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ yoke
yoke
&c.(means of restraint) 752
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ submission
submission
&c. 725
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ obedience
obedience
&c. 743
PARAG:Subjection->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be subject
be subject
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be at the mercy of
be at the mercy of
lie at the mercy of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ depend upon
depend upon
lean upon
hang upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall a prey to
fall a prey to
fall under
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ play second fiddle
play second fiddle
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be a mere machine
be a mere machine
be a puppet
be a football
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ not dare to say one's soul is his own
not dare to say one's soul is his own
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ drag a chain
drag a chain
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ serve
serve
&c. 746
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ obey
obey
&c. 743
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ submit
submit
&c. 725
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ break in
break in
tame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ subject
subject
subjugate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ master
master
&c. 731
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ tread down
tread down
tread under foot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ weigh down
weigh down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ drag at one's chariot wheels
drag at one's chariot wheels
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ reduce to subjection
reduce to subjection
reduce to slavery
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ enthrall
enthrall
inthrall
bethrall
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ enslave
enslave
lead captive
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ take into custody
take into custody
&c.(restrain) 751
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ rule
rule
&c. 737
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ drive into a corner
drive into a corner
hold at the sword's point
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ keep under
keep under
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hold in bondage
hold in bondage
hold in leading strings
hold in swaddling clothes
PARAG:Subjection->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ subject
subject
dependent
subordinate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ feudal
feudal
feudatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in subjection to
in subjection to
under control
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in leading strings
in leading strings
in harness
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ subjected
subjected
enslaved
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ constrained
constrained
&c. 751
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ downtrodden
downtrodden
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ overborne
overborne
overwhelmed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under the lash
under the lash
on the hip
led by the nose
henpecked
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ the puppet of
the puppet of
the sport of
the plaything of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under one's orders
under one's orders
under one's command
under one's thumb
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ a slave to
a slave to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at the mercy of
at the mercy of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in the power of
in the power of
in the hands of
in the clutches of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at the feet of
at the feet of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at one's beck and call
at one's beck and call
&c.(obedient) 743
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ liable
liable
&c. 177
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ parasitical
parasitical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stipendiary
stipendiary
PARAG:Subjection->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under
under

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  • subjection — (n.) mid 14c., from O.Fr. subjection (12c.), from L. subjectionem (nom. subjectio), noun of action from pp. stem of subicere (see SUBJECT (Cf. subject) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Subjection — Subjection, Unterwerfung; in der Rhetorik Selbstbefragung; subjiciren, unterwerfen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • subjection — I noun bondage, captivity, conquest, control, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, duress, enslavement, enthrallment, force, helotry, inferior rank, involuntary servitude, loss of freedom, officium, servitude, servitus, slavery, subdual,… …   Law dictionary

  • subjection to — index responsibility (accountability) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • subjection — [sybʒɛksjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. XVIe; lat. subjectio. → Sujétion. ❖ 1 Vx. État d infériorité, de sujétion (→ Imperfection, cit. 2, Montaigne). 2 Rhét. (1765, Encyclopédie). Procédé par lequel on interroge l adversaire, et l on prévient sa réponse …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • subjection — sub|jec|tion [səbˈdʒekʃən] n [U] formal when a person or a group of people are controlled by a government or by another person in subjection ▪ The government used brute force to keep people in subjection. subjection to ▪ a period of subjection to …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • subjection — [[t]səbʤe̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N to/of n Subjection to someone involves being completely controlled by them. ...their complete subjection to their captors. ...to frighten the masses into law abiding subjection. ...the worst forms of… …   English dictionary

  • subjection — noun (U) formal 1 the act of forcing a country or group of people to be ruled by you: Rome was intent on the subjection of the world. 2 in subjection (to) strictly controlled by someone: Grandfather kept the whole household in subjection to his… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • subjection — n. subjection to * * * [səb dʒekʃ(ə)n] subjection to …   Combinatory dictionary

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