subdue

US [səbˈdu]
UK [səbˈdjuː]
  • v.征服;压制;制伏;控制
  • Web克制;抑制;制服
Simple Present:subdues  Present Participle:subduing  Past Tense:subdued  
subdue
v.
1.
~ sb/sth
制伏;征服;控制to bring sb/sth under control, especially by using force
Troops were called in to subdue the rebels.
军队被调来镇压反叛者。
2.
~ sth
抑制,压制,克制(感情)to calm or control your feelings
Julia had to subdue an urge to stroke his hair.
朱莉娅不得不克制住自己,不去抚摩他的头发。

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