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Definitions for (noun) subordinate

Main entry: subordinate, subordinate word, hyponym Definition: a word that is more specific than a given word

Main entry: subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier Definition: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

Definitions for (verb) subordinate

Main entry: subdue, subordinate Definition: make subordinate, dependent, or subservient Usage: Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler

Main entry: subordinate Definition: rank or order as less important or consider of less value Usage: Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools

Definitions for (adjective) subordinate

Main entry: subordinate, dependent Definition: (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence Usage: a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence

Main entry: subordinate, low-level Definition: lower in rank or importance

Main entry: subordinate Definition: subject or submissive to authority or the control of another Usage: a subordinate kingdom