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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v-Making dependent or subservient. Making a subject

Usage examples (39)
  • `when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction
  • Verb (used with object) : to subordinate work to pleasure. ,to subordinate passion to reason
  • The first is a primary tactic in subordinating fractious slaves in the plantation economy.
  • They firmly rejected the idea of subordinating constitutional making processes to parliament. for more
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