overpower, hold down, overwhelm, suppress
- Tom held down the satyr on the tram with his bare hands.
The animal trainer used his expertise to overwhelm the fierce lions and tigers.
The police have the ability to quickly suppress the criminals.
Jack assisted the police to suppress the gangsters who robbed the bank.
The gangster was finally subdued by the police.
If you want to subdue an angry lion, you'd better have full control.
- Dad used a snake catching tool to subdue this banded krait.
- When the police subdued the terrorists, all the people cheered.
As long as they are evil people, they will eventually be suppressed by justice.
Wu Song suppressed three evils, including Jiaolong, Tiger and himself.