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subdue

[səb'd(j)uː] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. подчинять, покорять, подавлять (физически)

  2. подавлять, смирять (чувства, эмоции)

  3. смягчать; ослаблять, снижать

  4. покорять, осваиваить, поднимать (целину)

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subdue

[səb'djuː]

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подавлять; подчинять

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Soames made a tour of the room, to subdue his rising anger.
Сомс прошёлся по комнате, стараясь подавить закипавшую ярость.
Galsworthy, John / To LetГолсуорси, Джон / Сдаётся в наём
Сдаётся в наём
Голсуорси, Джон
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство""Эксмо", 2003
To Let
Galsworthy, John
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The portionless, who struggle with no such unnecessary inherited encumbrances, find it labor enough to subdue and cultivate a few cubic feet of flesh.
Безземельные, которым не досталась эта наследственная обуза, едва управляются с тем, чтобы покорить и культивировать немногие кубические футы своей плоти.
Thoreau, Henry David / WaldenТоро, Генри Дэвид / Уолден
Уолден
Торо, Генри Дэвид
© Издательство Академии Наук СССР, 1962
Walden
Thoreau, Henry David
© 2008 Megalodon Entertainment LLC.
Only the turbulent wasp, Lupihin, and the splendid drone, Kozelsky, did not subdue their voices....
Одна неугомонная оса – Лупихин и великолепный трутень – Козельский не понизили голоса…
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
But subdue such a soul with mercy, show it love, and it will curse its past, for there are many good impulses in it.
Но подавите эту душу милосердием, окажите ей любовь, и она проклянет свое дело, ибо в ней столько добрых зачатков.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He had been so sure, perhaps foolishly, of finding them at Kazounde, that not to see them there at once gave him a terrible shock. He felt a sensation of despair that he could not subdue.
Дик настолько сжился с надеждой, быть может обманчивой, встретить в Казонде миссис Уэлдон, что теперь, не видя ее нигде, был потрясен, пережил минуты отчаяния, с которым не мог совладать.
Verne, Jules / Dick Sand, or A Captain at FifteenВерн, Жюль / Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Пятнадцатилетний капитан
Верн, Жюль
© Художественная литература, 1954
Dick Sand, or A Captain at Fifteen
Verne, Jules
© 2006 Biblio Bazaar
But if she is so strong, it wouldn’t be fair to hand her off to someone else because I can’t subdue her.
Но если она и правда так сильна, нечестно передавать ее кому‑то другому только потому, что я «не справилась».
Meyer, Stephenie / The HostМайер, Стефани / Гостья
Гостья
Майер, Стефани
© Н. Балашова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2008
The Host
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2008 by Stephenie Meyer
If you resolve on that once for all, you may subdue the whole world.
Решишься так раз навсегда, и весь мир покорить возможешь.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
O my God, subdue these outbreaks in me!
Боже мой! боже мой! укроти во мне эти порывы!
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
They will marvel at us and will be awe-stricken before us, and will be proud at our being so powerful and clever that we have been able to subdue such a turbulent flock of thousands of millions.
Они будут дивиться, и ужасаться на нас и гордиться тем, что мы так могучи и так умны, что могли усмирить такое буйное тысячемиллионное стадо.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He tried to close his senses, to subdue and annihilate them.
Он старался не слышать их, освободиться от дурноты.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
I impose a restraint on my own poor heart, and wound one yet more dear to me; but the patriot must subdue the husband."
Я обуздываю желания своего бедного сердца и наношу рану сердцу, еще более для меня дорогому. Но патриот должен победить во мне супруга.
Scott, Walter / KenilworthСкотт, Вальтер / Кенилворт
Кенилворт
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1963
Kenilworth
Scott, Walter
© BiblioLife, LLC
All men of talent, whether they be men of feeling or not; whether they be zealots, or aspirants, or despots- provided only they be sincere- have their sublime moments, when they subdue and rule.
У всякого одаренного человека, будь он человеком сильных страстей, или фанатиком веры, или просто деспотом, - если только он искренен в своих стремлениях, - бывают минуты такого подъема, когда он повелевает и властвует.
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
The coachmen began bringing in the trunks, bags, and other conveniences, trying each time to subdue the noise of their heavy boots.
Кучера начали вносить сундуки, ларцы и прочие удобства, всячески стараясь умерить стук своих тяжелых сапогов.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Yet he had put aside Mary for Jesus, sacrificing his heart that he might subdue his flesh, and hoping to implant some virility in his faith.
Между тем он оставил деву Марию для Христа, он пожертвовал сердцем ради победы над плотью, грезя о том, как бы укрепить свою веру мужеством.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The great conquerors, Timours and Ghenghis-Khans, whirled like hurricanes over the face of the earth striving to subdue its people, and they too were but the unconscious expression of the same craving for universal unity.
Великие завоеватели, Тимуры и Чингис-ханы, пролетели как вихрь по земле, стремясь завоевать вселенную, но и те, хотя и бессознательно, выразили ту же самую великую потребность человечества ко всемирному и всеобщему единению.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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subdue1/8
səb'd(j)uːVerbподчинять; покорять; подавлятьExamples

to subdue the rebels — покорять бунтовщиков
to subdue resistance — подавлять сопротивление

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Collocations

subdue a fever
сбить температуру
subdued laugh
сдерживаемый смех
subdued laughter
сдавленный смех
subdued landscape
сглаженный ландшафт
subdued colours
гипсометрическая шкала цветов
subdued light
мягкий свет

Word forms

subdue

verb
Basic forms
Pastsubdued
Imperativesubdue
Present Participle (Participle I)subduing
Past Participle (Participle II)subdued
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I subduewe subdue
you subdueyou subdue
he/she/it subduesthey subdue
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am subduingwe are subduing
you are subduingyou are subduing
he/she/it is subduingthey are subduing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have subduedwe have subdued
you have subduedyou have subdued
he/she/it has subduedthey have subdued
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been subduingwe have been subduing
you have been subduingyou have been subduing
he/she/it has been subduingthey have been subduing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I subduedwe subdued
you subduedyou subdued
he/she/it subduedthey subdued
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was subduingwe were subduing
you were subduingyou were subduing
he/she/it was subduingthey were subduing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had subduedwe had subdued
you had subduedyou had subdued
he/she/it had subduedthey had subdued
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been subduingwe had been subduing
you had been subduingyou had been subduing
he/she/it had been subduingthey had been subduing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will subduewe shall/will subdue
you will subdueyou will subdue
he/she/it will subduethey will subdue
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be subduingwe shall/will be subduing
you will be subduingyou will be subduing
he/she/it will be subduingthey will be subduing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have subduedwe shall/will have subdued
you will have subduedyou will have subdued
he/she/it will have subduedthey will have subdued
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been subduingwe shall/will have been subduing
you will have been subduingyou will have been subduing
he/she/it will have been subduingthey will have been subduing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would subduewe should/would subdue
you would subdueyou would subdue
he/she/it would subduethey would subdue
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be subduingwe should/would be subduing
you would be subduingyou would be subduing
he/she/it would be subduingthey would be subduing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have subduedwe should/would have subdued
you would have subduedyou would have subdued
he/she/it would have subduedthey would have subdued
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been subduingwe should/would have been subduing
you would have been subduingyou would have been subduing
he/she/it would have been subduingthey would have been subduing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am subduedwe are subdued
you are subduedyou are subdued
he/she/it is subduedthey are subdued
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being subduedwe are being subdued
you are being subduedyou are being subdued
he/she/it is being subduedthey are being subdued
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been subduedwe have been subdued
you have been subduedyou have been subdued
he/she/it has been subduedthey have been subdued
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was subduedwe were subdued
you were subduedyou were subdued
he/she/it was subduedthey were subdued
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being subduedwe were being subdued
you were being subduedyou were being subdued
he/she/it was being subduedthey were being subdued
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been subduedwe had been subdued
you had been subduedyou had been subdued
he/she/it had been subduedthey had been subdued
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be subduedwe shall/will be subdued
you will be subduedyou will be subdued
he/she/it will be subduedthey will be subdued
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been subduedwe shall/will have been subdued
you will have been subduedyou will have been subdued
he/she/it will have been subduedthey will have been subdued