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Synonyms for slavery
ˈsleɪ və ri, ˈsleɪv ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bondage, slavery, thrall, thralldom, thraldom(noun)

    the state of being under the control of another person

    Synonyms:
    slaveholding, thralldom, bondage, thraldom, thrall

  2. slavery, slaveholding(noun)

    the practice of owning slaves

    Synonyms:
    thralldom, thrall, slaveholding, thraldom, bondage

  3. slavery(noun)

    work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

    Synonyms:
    thralldom, thrall, slaveholding, thraldom, bondage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slavery

    Synonyms:
    captivity, compulsion, constraint, imprisonment, necessity, obligation, oppression, serfdom, servitude, superstition, thraldom

    Antonyms:
    emancipation, freedom, independence, liberty, license

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slavery(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bondage, servitude, vassalage, serfdom, thraldom, inthralment, enslavement, captivity

  2. slavery(n.)

    Synonyms:
    drudgery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slavery(n)

    Synonyms:
    bondage, enslavement, servitude, inthrallment, captivity, bond service, vassalage, thralldom, subjection, helotism, drudgery

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    enslavement, servitude, slave, bondage, serfdom

How to pronounce slavery?

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How to say slavery in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4772obligation
#5874slave
#9308necessity
#9968constraint
#11237slavery
#13920imprisonment
#18852oppression
#27832captivity
#28924superstition
#37799compulsion
#45272servitude
#62178thrall
#63236enslavement
#83084serfdom
#231172slaveholding

How to use slavery in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    It was the beginning of a barbaric trade of human lives, today in honor, we remember every sacred soul who suffered the horrors of slavery and the anguish of bondage.

  2. Kevin Hyland:

    Now is the time to change this: modern slavery has to be on the agenda, we have to be honest: some countries are complicit and others just need help.

  3. The Vatican:

    When the Holy Father, referring to the dissolution of a Congregation, spoke of' sexual slavery,' he meant' manipulation,' a form of abuse of power which is reflected also in sexual abuse.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    I understand the passions that this debate evokes on both sides, both those who see a history of racial oppression and a history of slavery, which is the original sin of our nation, and we fought a bloody civil war to expunge that sin.

  5. Aisha Abbas:

    They said the Chibok girls were married off this year. Some sold to slavery, then others (militants) each married two or four of the girls.


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