What does SLAVE mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slave(noun)

    a person who is owned by someone

  2. slave, striver, hard worker(noun)

    someone who works as hard as a slave

  3. slave(verb)

    someone entirely dominated by some influence or person

    "a slave to fashion"; "a slave to cocaine"; "his mother was his abject slave"

  4. slave, break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down(verb)

    work very hard, like a slave

Wiktionary

  1. slave(Noun)

    A person who is the property of another person and whose labor and also whose life often is subject to the owner's volition.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

  2. slave(Noun)

    A person who is legally obliged by prior contract (oral or written) to work for another, with contractually limited rights to bargain; an indentured servant.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

  3. slave(Noun)

    A person who is forced against his/her will to perform, for another person or other persons, sexual acts or other personal services on a regular or continuing basis.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

  4. slave(Noun)

    A device that is controlled by another device.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

  5. slave(Noun)

    An information worker who has signed a non-compete clause in return for employment.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

  6. slave(Verb)

    To work hard.

    I was slaving all day over a hot stove.

    Etymology: From <- sclave <- sclavus <- σκλάβος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slave(noun)

    see Slav

  2. Slave(noun)

    a person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as a chattel; one who has no freedom of action, but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another

  3. Slave(noun)

    one who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders himself to any power whatever; as, a slave to passion, to lust, to strong drink, to ambition

  4. Slave(noun)

    a drudge; one who labors like a slave

  5. Slave(noun)

    an abject person; a wretch

  6. Slave(verb)

    to drudge; to toil; to labor as a slave

  7. Slave(verb)

    to enslave

Freebase

  1. Slave

    Slave was an Ohio funk band popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Trumpeter Steve Washington and Mark Hicks formed the group in Dayton, Ohio in 1975.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slave

    slāv, n. a captive in servitude: any one in bondage: a serf: one who labours like a slave: a drudge: one wholly under the will of another: one who has lost all power of resistance.—v.i. to work like a slave: to drudge.—adj. Slave′-born, born in slavery.—ns. Slave′-drī′ver, one who superintends slaves at their work; Slave′-fork, a long and heavy branch into the forked end of which a slave's neck is fixed to prevent his escaping from the slave-trader's gang.—adj. Slave′-grown, grown on land worked by slaves.—ns. Slave′-hold′er, an owner of slaves; Slave′-hold′ing; Slave′-hunt, a hunt after runaway slaves; Slā′ver, a ship employed in the slave-trade; Slā′very, the state of being a slave: serfdom: the state of being entirely under the will of another: bondage: drudgery; Slave′-ship, a ship used for transporting slaves.—n.pl. Slave′-states, those states of the American Union which maintained domestic slavery before the Civil War—Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee.—ns. Slave′-trade, the trade of buying and selling slaves; Slave′-trā′der, a trader in slaves; Slā′vey (slang), a domestic drudge, a maid-servant.—adj. Slā′vish, of or belonging to slaves: becoming slaves: servile: mean: base: laborious.—adv. Slā′vishly.—ns. Slā′vishness; Slāvoc′racy, slave-owners collectively, or their interests, &c.; Slā′vocrat, a member of the slavocracy. [O. Fr. esclave—Mid. High Ger. slave (Ger. sclave), from Slav, above.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. slave

    A person with a servile mind, who quickly crooks the pregnant hinges of the knee, that thrift may follow fawning; who gratifies his wants either through cringing flattery or coercion, and who tyrannizes over others whenever he has a chance.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SLAVE' in Nouns Frequency: #2116

Anagrams for SLAVE »

  1. salve

  2. avels

  3. selva

  4. vales

  5. avels, salve, selva, vales

How to pronounce SLAVE?

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How to say SLAVE in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLAVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLAVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of SLAVE in a Sentence

  1. RVM:

    Don’t surrender your life to a Face, a Farce, a Fence or a Force. Don’t be a Slave, be Brave

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Juicy bbw of my heart. I am becoming more and more aware that I love only you. Infinitely deep bottomless beauty, my love impression of you is endless as the universe itself. You can look at your body forever and the most important thing is not boring. It burns the passion of white skin, beautifully to an orgasmic trembling in the soul, from which the mouth opens from breathtaking delight, all this from touching your body. Fateful eternal love that you just can’t get rid of, nothing in the world can destroy it even lies and betrayals, love for you is ultra powerful, I’m your ever-loving devoted sex slave and I can’t get rid of eternal love for you, she sits in me so deeply that as if from childhood I dreamed only of someone like you. Each of your touches and your eyes causes a wonderful sensation in the soul and mind. The imagination is electrified, the currents from touching you, everything is charged by the current from your gaze, all hundreds of thousands of volts of love for you are thunder and rain of lust, the lightning of passion illuminates everything around, all this sparks of love. Your appearance is too perfect for me, overly divine, heavenly delight. Author Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Koichi Nakano:

    When it comes to the comfort women sex slave system, it is pretty much unique to Japan. I think Nazi Germany had some of it to a smaller degree. But in the Japanese case it was large scale, and state-sponsored, essentially.

  4. Marzuki Darusman:

    Given the practice of the DPRK to send North Koreans to Russia, who often work in slave-like conditions, it is feared that such a treaty could also be used to capture and repatriate workers who attempt to seek asylum.

  5. Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook:

    There are free men with the spirit of a slave, and slaves whose spirit is full of freedom. He who is true to his inner self is a free man, while he whose entire life is merely a stage for what is good and beautiful in the eyes of others, is a slave.

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