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English noun: subjection

1. subjection (state) forced submission to control by others


Synonymssubjugation


Broader (hypernym)relationship


Narrower (hyponym)bondage, bondage, captivity, confinement, enslavement, oppression, peonage, repression, slavery, thraldom, thrall, thralldom

2. subjection (act) the act of conquering


Synonymsconquering, conquest, subjugation


Broader (hypernym)capture, gaining control, seizure


Instance hyponymNorman Conquest









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