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synonyms for subordinating

  • bewilder
  • confound
  • confuse
  • demoralize
  • destroy
  • disturb
  • dumbfound
  • overcome
  • overpower
  • puzzle
  • shock
  • stun
  • surprise
  • swamp
  • upset
  • downgrade
  • drown
  • floor
  • kill
  • prostrate
  • shatter
  • stagger
  • steamroller
  • subordinate
  • wreck
  • blow out of the water
  • bowl over
  • do in
  • render speechless
  • run circles around
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antonyms for subordinating

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  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • order
  • organize
  • surrender
  • yield
  • aid
  • assist
  • create
  • help
  • underwhelm
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How to use subordinating in a sentence

She did things deftly and somehow gave the feeling of subordinating them to something else, of not letting them take all of her.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
She possessed, too, a very rare gift—the art of concealing art, of entirely subordinating the interpreter to the work.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
It is vain to attempt to root it out; what it needs is moderating, regulating, subordinating.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
Shakspere's power lay in subordinating Fancy and Passion to Intellect.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
The remedy is not in abolishing it altogether, but in subordinating it to the idea of equal justice and community of purpose.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER
This is the only logical alternative to subordinating all aims to the accomplishment of one alone—fanaticism.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
It subordinated law to human achievement instead of subordinating humanity to external law.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHYJOHN DEWEY
By dividing, subordinating, or logically combining the following statements, secure unity of thought.
THE CENTURY HANDBOOK OF WRITINGGARLAND GREEVER
Written discourse requires greater tension and more care in subordinating minor ideas: The day, though cold, was still.
THE CENTURY HANDBOOK OF WRITINGGARLAND GREEVER
In every machine the primary state of material has been modified by subordinating it to use for a purpose.
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATIONJOHN DEWEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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