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slave 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/slāv/,
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slaves, plural;
  1. Work excessively hard
    • - after slaving away for fourteen years, all he gets is two thousand
  2. Subject (a device) to control by another
    • - should the need arise, the two channels can be slaved together
Noun
  1. A person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them

  2. A person who works very hard without proper remuneration or appreciation
    • - by the time I was ten, I had become her slave, doing all the housework
  3. A person who is excessively dependent upon or controlled by something
    • - the poorest people of the world are slaves to the banks
    • - she was no slave to fashion
  4. A device, or part of one, directly controlled by another
    • - a slave cassette deck
  5. An ant captured in its pupal state by an ant of another species, for which it becomes a worker


  1. a person who is owned by someone
  2. work very hard, like a slave
  3. someone who works as hard as a slave
  4. someone entirely dominated by some influence or person; "a slave to fashion"; "a slave to cocaine"; "his mother was his abject slave"
  5. (slavery) bondage: the state of being under the control of another person
  6. (slavery) the practice of owning slaves
  7. Slave is the first album recorded by Casey Chaos under the name AMEN and was limited to 2000 copies upon its initial release, but it has now been re-released on Amen's brand new online Refuse Musick store. In 2005, the album was re-released with bonus tracks.
  8. Slave was an Ohio funk band popular in the 1970s and early 1980s. Trumpeter Steve Washington and Mark Hicks (Drac) formed the group in Dayton, Ohio in 1975.
  9. In BDSM, Master/slave or M/s is a relationship in which one individual (the submissive) gives to another (the dominant) ultimate authority over them. It is a form of dominance and submission or total power exchange. The participants may be of any gender or sexual orientation. ...
  10. Scorpio is a fictional spacecraft featured throughout the fourth season of the British science fiction television series Blake's 7. It is a freighter, noted by Tarrant as an early Mk IV "Wanderer-class" planet-hopper.
  11. "Slave" is a song by The Rolling Stones on their 1981 album Tattoo You.
  12. The Slave is a novel written by Isaac Bashevis Singer originally written in Yiddish that tells the story of Jacob, a scholar sold into slavery in the aftermath of the Khmelnytsky massacres, who falls in love with a gentile woman. ...
  13. (slavery) An institution or social practice of owning human beings as property, especially for use as forced laborers; A condition of servitude endured by a slave; A condition in which one is captivated or subjugated, as by greed or drugs
  14. (slavery) a form of social stratification in which some people own other people (pg.110)
  15. (slavery) the system of one person "owning" another
  16. (SLAVERY) Describes a relationship between people in which one person is not legally free but is treated as the legally owned property of the other. As such the slave can be sold or exchanged. ...
  17. (SLAVERY) Not using (or unaware of) your own power; being subservient, allowing others to control you; feeling chained down by something; being unable to shake off old beliefs or habits; lack of self-worth; feeling demeaned
  18. (SLAVERY) What does it mean to dehumanize a human being? To ponder this question is to approach some definition of slavery, one of the most extreme forms of dehumanization. ...
  19. (Slavery) A civil relationship in which one person has absolute power over the life, fortune, and liberty of another.
  20. (Slavery) A stage of social development in which economic production came from slaves. It was an improvement over savagery, where captives were killed rather than enslaved. More
  21. (Slavery) A state of bondage in which African Americans (and some Native Americans) were owned by other people, usually white, and forced to labor on their behalf.
  22. (Slavery) ARM: having one's life and property controlled by the State or by private citizens with the sanction of the State; no personal autonomy, decisions, wealth; dependent upon our masters. SCM: freedom.
  23. (Slavery) Early history History · Antiquity · Aztec · Ancient Greece · Rome · Medieval Europe · Thrall · Kholop · Serfdom · Spanish New World colonies Religion The Bible · Judaism · Christianity · Islam By country or region Africa · Atlantic · Arab · Coastwise · Angola · Britain and Ireland · ...
  24. (Slavery) The most extreme, coercive, abusive, and inhumane form of legalized inequality; people are treated as property.