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Adjective subordinate has 4 senses
  1. subordinate, low-level - lower in rank or importance
    Antonyms: dominant, ascendant, ascendent, dominating, controlling, governing, in charge, overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating, possessive, sovereign, supreme, superior
  2. subordinate - subject or submissive to authority or the control of another; "a subordinate kingdom"
    insubordinate, contumacious, disobedient, unruly, mutinous, rebellious
  3. 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"
  4. junior-grade, inferior, lower, lower-ranking, lowly, petty, secondary, subaltern, subordinate - inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"
    Antonym: senior (indirect, via junior)
Noun subordinate has 2 senses
  1. subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    --1 is a kind of assistant, helper, help, supporter
    --1 has particulars: bottom dog; man; second fiddle, second banana
    Derived forms: verb subordinate2, verb subordinate1
  2. hyponym, subordinate, subordinate word - a word that is more specific than a given word
    --2 is a kind of word
Verb subordinate has 2 senses
  1. subordinate - rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"
    --1 is one way to
    rate, rank, range, order, grade, place
    Derived forms: noun subordinate1, noun subordination1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. subordinate, subdue - make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
    --2 is one way to lower, lour
    Derived forms: noun subordinate1, noun subordination5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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