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a set that is a part of a larger set.
Mathematics. a set consisting of elements of a given set that can be the same as the given set or smaller.

a set the members of which are all members of some given class: A is a subset of B is usually written A⊆B
proper subset, one that is strictly contained within a larger class and excludes some of its members A⊂B

a set within a larger set
A set whose members are all contained in another set. The set of positive integers, for example, is a subset of the set of integers.


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