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Meaning of ENSLAVE

Pronunciation:  en'sleyv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make a slave of; bring into servitude
 

ENSLAVE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: subject, subjugate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*slave"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Enslaved}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Enslaving}.]
To reduce to slavery; to make a slave of; to subject to a
dominant influence.

      The conquer'd, also, and enslaved by war, Shall, with
      their freedom lost, all virtue lose.     --Milton.

      Pleasure admitted in undue degree Enslaves the will.
                                               --Cowper.

 
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