Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To make subordinate.

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to an inferior order or rank; secondary; subject; subservient.

Part of speech: noun

An inferior in rank or official position.

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Usage examples "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.", 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", E. P. Roe.
  3. During the rule of Cromwell, the subordinate courts were mostly unmolested. - "Sketches of the Covenanters", J. C. McFeeters.