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subigō ēgī, āctus, ere

sub+ago, to drive up, bring up : adverso flumine lembum Remigiis, i. e. drive up stream , V.: navīs subigi ad castellum iussit, L.To turn up from beneath, break up, dig up, plough, cultivate, work, knead, rub down, sharpen, whet, tame, break : terram ferro: glaebas: arva. V.: digitis opus, O.: in cote securīs, V.: (belua) facilis ad subigendum, easy to be tamed .—Fig., to put down, overcome, conquer, subjugate, subject, subdue, reduce : partem orbis terrarum: urbīs atque nationes, S.: insidiis subactus, V.To bring, incite, impel, force, compel, constrain, reduce : subigi nos ad necessitatem dedendi res, L.: hostīs ad deditionem, L.: Tarquiniensem metu subegerat frumentum exercitui praebere, L.: subegit (filium) socios ignotae linquere terrae (i. e. in terrā), V.: ambitio multos mortalīs falsos fieri subegit, S.: (eos), ut relinquant patriam, L.—Of the mind, to cultivate, train, discipline : subacto mihi ingenio opus est: subacti atque durati bellis, L.

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