[n] the act of making slaves of your captives
[n] the state of being a slave; "So every bondman in his own hand bears the power to cancel his captivity"--Shakespeare
bondage, capture, gaining control, peonage, seizure, slavery, subjection, subjugation, thraldom, thrall, thralldom
\En*slave"ment\, n. The act of reducing to slavery; state of being enslaved; bondage; servitude. A fresh enslavement to their enemies. --South.