Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize   Spruce   Help


Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 39 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word subordinate:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "subordinate" is defined.

General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. subordinate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. subordinate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. subordinate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. subordinate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. subordinate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. subordinate, subordinate, subordinate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Subordinate, subordinate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. subordinate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. subordinate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. subordinate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. subordinate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. subordinate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. subordinate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. subordinate (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. subordinate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. subordinate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Subordinate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Subordinate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. subordinate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. subordinate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. subordinate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. subordinate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. subordinate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. subordinate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. subordinate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. subordinate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. subordinate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subordinate: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. subordinate: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. subordinate: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. subordinate: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  4. subordinate: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subordinate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subordinate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SUBORDINATE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. subordinate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. subordinate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See subordinative for more definitions.)

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (subordinate)

noun:  an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
noun:  a word that is more specific than a given word
verb:  make subordinate, dependent, or subservient ("Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler")
verb:  rank or order as less important or consider of less value ("Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools")
adjective:  subject or submissive to authority or the control of another ("A subordinate kingdom")
adjective:  lower in rank or importance
adjective:  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")
adjective:  inferior in rank or status ("A subordinate functionary")

▸ Also see subordinative
Word origin

Words similar to subordinate

Usage examples for subordinate

Idioms related to subordinate (New!)

Popular adjectives describing subordinate

Popular nouns described by subordinate

Words that often appear near subordinate

Rhymes of subordinate

Invented words related to subordinate

Phrases that include subordinate:   subordinate word, subordinate legislation, subordinate to, nominate subordinate taxon, play a subordinate role to, more...

Words similar to subordinate:   subaltern, dependent, hyponym, inferior, junior-grade, lower, lower-ranking, low-level, lowly, petty, secondary, subordinated, subordinately, subordinateness, subordinating, subordination, subordinative, subsidiary, underling, minor, more...

Search for subordinate on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.021 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize  Privacy   API   Spruce   Help