- Antonyms of SUBDUE
aid, assist, encourage, give up, help, incite, liberate, lose, release. abet, advance, aid, assist, back, collapse, cultivate, discharge, emancipate, encourage, enfranchise, fail, fall, flop, flunk, fold, foment, forward, foster, free, further, give up, go down, go under, help, incite, instigate, liberate, lose, manumit, nourish, nurture, promote, prop up, provoke, release, spring, stir, support, unbind, unchain, wash out, whip, Uncage, Unfetter.
- Examples of usage:
- He is only another man like myself and I hope to subdue him and to gain the contest - "The Grey Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
- He had none of the humble reverence which seemed to subdue most of her suitors he saw her more as she really was than the rest did - "Shirley" by Charlotte BrontÃ«
- Fergus Fierce the man with scores of deeds No light thing him to subdue - "The Ancient Irish Epic Tale TÃ¡in BÃ³ CÃºalnge" by Unknown