What does enslave mean?

Definitions for enslaveɛnˈsleɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enslave.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enslave(verb)

    make a slave of; bring into servitude


  1. enslave(Verb)

    To make subservient; to strip one of freedom; enthrall.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enslave(verb)

    to reduce to slavery; to make a slave of; to subject to a dominant influence

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enslave

    en-slāv′, v.t. to make a slave of: to subject to the influence of.—p.adj. Enslaved′.—ns. Enslave′ment, act of enslaving: state of being enslaved: slavery: bondage; Enslav′er.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enslave in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enslave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Mason:

    To disarm the people... was the best and most effectual way to enslave them.

  2. Henry Peter Brougham:

    Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.

  3. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    If this world were what it seems it should be, it is clear that it would be impossible for one man to enslave another.

  4. Mohammed Shafiq:

    If you are a boy, they will brainwash you, strap bombs to your body and blow you up, if you are a girl, they will enslave and abuse you.

  5. Abed Al Razzak:

    By which right did you enslave people, when they were born free by their mothers? everyone was born free and everyone was born human. So by which right are you judging people?

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