meaning of subordinate

1. Placed in a lower order, class, or rank; holding a lower or inferior position.
Inferior in order, nature, dignity, power, importance, or the like.
One who stands in order or rank below another; -- distinguished from a principal.
To place in a lower order or class; to make or consider as of less value or importance; as, to subordinate one creature to another.
To make subject; to subject or subdue; as, to subordinate the passions to reason.
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subordinate | subordinate clause | subordinate conjunction | subordinate word | subordinated | subordinateness |

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