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Messonnier has told colleagues that, not being a virologist or laboratory specialist, she relied on subordinates with greater subject-matter expertise.

Because my parents had the same kind of job, I never considered one of their careers as subordinate to the other.

Pichai quietly withdrew from the board in 2018 and installed a Google subordinate in his place.

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Distill it down, and Greenlight is a way for parents to move money from one account to a subordinate—a role that several money-transfer services already fulfill with Square’s Cash App and PayPal’s Venmo.

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Same-sex unions would not have opted into the pattern of marriage, which was a relationship, a dominant and a subordinate relationship.

That is where the subordinate gangs like Big Hazard come in.

Indeed, the committee is composed of pastors who are subordinate to Driscoll and were not elected by their fellow pastors.

Maria Zhang was sued by a female subordinate who claimed she was forced to have sex with her to keep her job.

Tech PR firm OpenCommunications was hit with claims that its CEO made unwelcome advances toward a subordinate.

The individual, even if royal, was subordinate to a larger group.

Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.

So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.

In 1800 Massna took his trusty subordinate with him to Italy as lieutenant-general of the centre of the army.

An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.

On the following day he was deprived of his office, and degraded to the rank of subordinate to a new steward.


On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subordinate, such as: accessory, adjuvant, auxiliary, collateral, dependent, and inferior.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.