transitive verb
1. (to subdue) 
Los invasores subyugaron a los habitantes del sur.The invaders subjugated the people from the south.
2. (to enchant) 
El bebé ha subyugado a sus padres desde que nació.The baby has captivated his parents ever since he was born.
b. to charm 
La pianista empezó a tocar y pronto subyugó al público.The pianist started playing and she soon charmed the audience.
pronominal verb
3. (to subject oneself) 
La nación no está dispuesta a subyugarse ante las amenazas extranjeras.The nation is not willing to submit itself to foreign threats.
Los pueblos indígenas no tuvieron más remedio que subyugarse a la nueva cultura.The indigenous peoples had no choice but to subjugate to the new culture.
transitive verb
1. (someter) 
a. to subjugate 
2. (atraer) 
a. to captivate 
transitive verb
1 (dominar) [+país] to subjugate; subdue; [+enemigo] to overpower; [+voluntad] to dominate; gain control over
2 (hechizar) to captivate; charm
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