The state of being in the power of another person or under the sway of an influence:
A male bondservant.
A member of the lowest class of serfs in ancient Sparta
The definition of a vassal was someone in feudal times who received protection and land from a lord in return for allegiance and performing military and other duties, or someone who is subordinate.
(Usually pejorative) someone who does a job purely for money, rather than out of interest in the work itself
An unskilled or exploited laborer
Find another word for serf. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for serf, like: land-slave, thrall, slave, bondman, villein, servant, helot, vassal, bond servant, churl and esne.