subordinate[ adjective, noun suh-bawr-dn-it; verb suh-bawr-dn-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF subordinate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBORDINATE
His subordinate officers may complain that they have had no fighting.
His bitterness grew, and at last he turned on his subordinate.
So he came at last to the distant camp of his subordinate comrades.
But in the Phaedo the doctrine of ideas is subordinate to the proof of the immortality of the soul.
A subordinate Grange for example is a community organization.
All other requirements must be subordinate to this—even the instructor's mastery of the language.
Gates was still present also, but in a subordinate capacity.
We were in a most subordinate condition, and they made us feel it.
He was the son of one of the subordinate officers of the Tower.
I am not sure that some of my subordinate characters were not drawn from life.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SUBORDINATE
- fellow worker
- right-hand person
- temporary worker
- of no account