HyperDic: subjection

English > 2 senses of the word subjection:
NOUNstatesubjection, subjugationforced submission to control by others
actsubjection, conquest, conquering, subjugationthe act of conquering / conquering
English > subjection: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningforced submission to control by others.
Narrowerbondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom, thraldomThe state of being under the control of another person
bondageThe state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power
confinementThe state of being confined
enslavement, captivityThe state of being a slave
oppressionThe state of being kept down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of force or authority
peonageThe condition of a peon
repressionA state of forcible subjugation
BroaderrelationshipA state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
Spanishsometimiento, subyugación
Verbssubjectmake subservient
English > subjection: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of conquering / conquering.
Synonymsconquest, conquering, subjugation
InstancesNorman ConquestThe invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)
Broadercapture, gaining control, seizureThe act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Spanishconquista, sometimiento
Catalanconquesta, subjugació
Verbssubjectmake subservient

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