[suh-bawr-dn-ey-tid] /səˈbɔr dnˌeɪ tɪd/
noting or designating a debt obligation whose holder is placed in precedence below secured and general creditors:
placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank.
of less importance; secondary.
subject to or under the authority of a superior.
subservient or inferior.
acting as a modifier, as when I finished, which is subordinate to They were glad in They were glad when I finished.
noting or pertaining to a subordinating conjunction.
a subordinate person or thing.
verb (used with object), subordinated, subordinating.
to place in a lower order or rank.
to make secondary (usually followed by to):
to subordinate work to pleasure.
to make subject, subservient, or dependent (usually followed by to):
to subordinate passion to reason.
of lesser order or importance
under the authority or control of another: a subordinate functionary
a person or thing that is subordinate
verb (səˈbɔːdɪˌneɪt) (transitive) usually foll by to
to put in a lower rank or position (than)
to make subservient: to subordinate mind to heart
- Subordinated debt
noun 1. (commerce) a debt that an unsecured creditor can only claim, in the event of a liquidation, after the claims of secured creditors have been paid
or subordinate conjunction noun, Grammar. 1. a conjunction introducing a subordinate clause, as when in They were glad when I finished. subordinating conjunction noun 1. a conjunction that introduces subordinate clauses, such as if, because, although, and until Compare coordinating conjunction
[suh-bawr-dn-ey-shuh n] /səˌbɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of placing in a lower rank or position: The refusal to allow women to be educated was part of society’s subordination of women to men. 2. the act subordinating, or of making dependent, secondary, or subservient. 3. the condition of being subordinated, or made dependent, secondary, […]
[suh-bawr-dn-ey-shuh-niz-uh m] /səˌbɔr dnˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun, Theology. 1. the doctrine that the first person of the Holy Trinity is superior to the second, and the second superior to the third. subordinationism /səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. either of two interpretations of the doctrine of the Trinity, often regarded as heretical, according to which the Son is […]