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subordinate   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 sәˋbɒrdNIt 〕

Pronunciation

〔 sәˊbɒːdNәt 〕


Overview of noun subordinate

The noun subordinate has 2 senses



Overview of verb subordinate

The verb subordinate has 2 senses


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

  • 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


  • subordinate, low-level -- (lower in rank or importance)

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

  • 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")