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Meaning of ENSLAVE

Pronunciation:  en'sleyv

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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