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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 subordinating

The adj subordinating has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. subordinating, subordinative

(serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause; "`when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction") © 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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