[n] the act of conquering [n] the act of subjugating by cruelty [n] forced submission to control by others
conquering, conquest, oppression, subjection, subjection
captivity, capture, confinement, enslavement, gaining control, Norman Conquest, oppression, persecution, relationship, repression, seizure
\Sub`ju*ga"tion\, n. [Cf. F. subjugation, LL. subjugatio.] The act of subjugating, or the state of being subjugated.