subordinate ADJECTIVE 1) lower in rank or position. 2) of less or secondary importance.
NOUN a person under the authority or control of another.
VERB 1) treat or regard as subordinate. 2) make subservient or dependent.
DERIVATIVES subordinately adverb subordination noun.
ORIGIN Latin subordinatus 'placed in an inferior rank' .

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  • Subordinately — Subordinate Sub*or di*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subordinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subordinating}.] 1. To place in a lower order or class; to make or consider as of less value or importance; as, to subordinate one creature to another. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subordinately — adverb see subordinate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subordinately — See subordinate. * * * …   Universalium

  • subordinately — adverb In a subordinate way …   Wiktionary

  • subordinately — adj. in a subordinate manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subordinately — sub·or·di·nate·ly …   English syllables

  • subordinately — adverb see subordinate I …   Useful english dictionary

  • subordinate — subordinately, adv. subordinateness, n. subordination, subordinacy /seuh bawr dn euh see/, n. subordinative /seuh bawr dn ay tiv, bawr dn euh /, adj. adj., n. /seuh bawr dn it/; v. /seuh bawr dn ayt /, adj., n., v …   Universalium

  • Edward the Confessor — St. Edward the Confessor EDWARD(US) REX. Edward the Confessor enthroned , opening scene of the Bayeux Tapestry King of England Reign 8 June 1042 – 5 January 1066 …   Wikipedia

  • Accessoriness — Ac*ces so*ri*ness, n. The state of being accessory, or connected subordinately. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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