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Adjective
Lower in rank or position
“He confined himself to the necessary but irksome expositions required by his subordinate rank.”
Adjective
Of less or secondary importance
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“That issue is subordinate to our primary concern.”
Adjective
Happening as a minor accompaniment to something else
Adjective
Humble in position or status
Adjective
Being at the mercy of
Adjective
Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
Adjective
Having reliance on somebody or something
Adjective
Serving a secondary role
Adjective
Imitative of the work of another artist, writer, etc., and usually disapproved of for that reason
Adjective
Concerned with or relating to work in an office, especially routine documentation and administrative tasks
Adjective
Readily conforming to the authority or will of others
Noun
A person under the authority or control of another within an organization
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“Be as firm with yourself as you would be with a subordinate who promised to do something by a certain time or date.”
Noun
A former class of small freeholders who farm their own land
Noun
All the people employed by a particular organization
Noun
A person who relies on another, especially a family member, for financial support
Noun
A thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part
Verb
To make subservient
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“They sought to subordinate the citizens to the control of the state.”
Verb
To treat as of less value or importance
“Their actions would ultimately subordinate the integrity of the judicial system to personal agendas.”
Verb
Have power and influence over
Verb
To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
Verb
Have a strong emotional effect on
Preposition
Underneath so as to be hidden, covered, or protected
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