What does the word subordinate mean?

Usage examples for subordinate

  1. If not, then it is only reasonable to suppose that a considerable portion of the change will be effected in the hitherto neglected and subordinate half of the race. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  2. In his business relations at the store he had taken a subordinate position and made up his mind to the logical consequences. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. During the rule of Cromwell, the subordinate courts were mostly unmolested. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters