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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle; Contain or include.

Usage examples (37)
  • Does this new system subsume the old one?
  • "subsume" the least of individual things except in so far as the material element which is its body would surround all living things and bring them into contact with one...
  • What Newton did, in effect, was to subsume these individual
  • The purpose of Common Purposes is to subsume Great Britain in Europe. for more
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