Translation of "subdue" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /səbˈdjuː/ us /-ˈduː/

to reduce the force of something, or to prevent something from existing or developing

dominar, contener
The fire burned for eight hours before the fire crews could subdue it.

(Translation of “subdue” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /səbˈdjuː/

to conquer, overcome or bring under control

someter; dominar
After months of fighting the rebels were subdued.
subdued adjective

quiet; not bright or lively

(voz) baja; apagado
subdued voices
He seems subdued today.

(Translation of “subdue” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)