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subordinate
'subordinate' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'subordinate'
1. lower in rank or importance
2. subject or submissive to authority or the control of another
a subordinate kingdom
3. (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
a subordinate clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence
4. inferior in rank or status
a subordinate functionary

'subordinate' - used as a noun
5. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
6. a word that is more specific than a given word

'subordinate' - used as a verb
7. rank or order as less important or consider of less value
Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools
8. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler

derived forms
1. Subordinate / Plural
subordinates
2. Subordinate / Past
subordinated
3. Subordinate / Third Person
subordinates
4. Subordinate / Present Participle
subordinating
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Antonym
  • dominant
  • insubordinate
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