Constrained vs Subdue - What's the difference?

constrained | subdue |


As verbs the difference between constrained and subdue

is that constrained is (constrain) while subdue is to overcome, quieten, or bring under control.

As an adjective constrained

is within close bounds; confined.

constrained

English

Verb

(head)
  • (constrain)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • within close bounds; confined.
  • Derived terms

    * constrainedly * constrainedness

    subdue

    English

    Verb

    (subdu)
  • To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
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  • To bring (a country) under control by force.
  • Synonyms

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