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Definition of Slave


  1. See Slav.
  2. A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as a chattel; one who has no freedom of action, but whose person and services are wholly under the control of another.
  3. One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders himself to any power whatever; as, a slave to passion, to lust, to strong drink, to ambition.
  4. A drudge; one who labors like a slave.
  5. An abject person; a wretch.
  6. To drudge; to toil; to labor as a slave.
  7. To enslave.
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Slave Translations

slave in Afrikaans is slaaf
slave in Dutch is slaaf
slave in French is esclave
slave in German is Sklave
slave in Hungarian is rabszolga
slave in Italian is schiava, schiavo
slave in Latin is famulus, servus
slave in Portuguese is escravo
slave in Spanish is esclavo
slave in Swedish is slav