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Overview of noun subordinate

The noun subordinate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier

(an assistant subject to the authority or control of another)

2. hyponym, subordinate, subordinate word

(a word that is more specific than a given word)

Overview of verb subordinate

The verb subordinate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) subordinate

(rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools")

2. subordinate, subdue

(make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler")

Overview of adj subordinate

The adj subordinate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) subordinate, low-level

(lower in rank or importance)

2. subordinate

(subject or submissive to authority or the control of another; "a subordinate kingdom")

3. dependent, subordinate

((of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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