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