Slavery synonyms and antonyms

slā'və-rē, slāv'rē

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Servitude is the state of being completely submissive to and controlled by someone more powerful.
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The condition of being a vassal.
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The definition of captivity is the state of being trapped, imprisoned or confined.
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The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery.
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The use of slaves as an institution
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Toil means continuous and hard work.
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Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
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The state of being subjected.
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(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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The use of slaves as an institution
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An owning of one or more slaves.
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The state of being a serf.
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Bondage
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The use of slaves as an institution
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The permanent oppression of a nominally free group of people
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The trade union movement, especially its officials.
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Bondage
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The use of slaves as an institution
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The use of slaves as an institution
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Work that is hard, menial, or tiresome
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Helots considered as a group.
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The status of master or ruler; control:
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The act of enslaving or the state of being a slave; bondage
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A clamp, coupling, slotted piece, etc. used to hold two parts together
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A state of bondage, slavery, or subjugation to another person.
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The act of enthralling or the state of being enthralled
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One who is enslaved or under mind control.
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The act of setting free from the power of another, from slavery, subjection, dependence, or controlling influence
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The condition of being servile.
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Drudgery
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Something that has been produced or accomplished through the effort, activity, or agency of a person or thing:
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Obsolete spelling of enthrallment.
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The condition of not being constrained or restricted in a specific aspect of life by a government or other power:
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Freedom or release from slavery, imprisonment, captivity, or any other form of arbitrary control
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The legal status or condition of a villein.
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Something in addition; excess; surplus
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Alternative spelling of thralldom.
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Synonym Study

  • Bondage originally referred to the condition of a serf bound to his master's land, but now implies any condition of subjugation or captivity
  • Servitude refers to compulsory labor or service for another, often, specif., such labor imposed as punishment for crime
  • Slavery implies absolute subjection to another person who owns and completely controls one
Find another word for slavery. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for slavery, like: servitude, vassalage, captivity, bondage, , toil, restraint, subjection, constraint, owning slaves and slaveholding.