- Placed in a lower class, rank, or position.
- Submissive to or controlled by authority.
- (grammar, of a clause, not comparable) dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
NounSubordinate (plural Subordinates)
- (countable) One that is subordinate.
- (transitive) To make subservient.
- (transitive) To treat as of less value or importance.
- (transitive, finance) To make of lower priority in order of payment in bankruptcy.
Adverbs for Subordinate
gracefully; cheerfully; respectfully; deferentially; carefully; cautiously; unfailingly; abjectly; slavishly; miserably; wretchedly; pleasantly; courteously; obediently; contentedly; admiringly; willingly; admittedly; apparently.
accessory, adjuvant, aide, assistant, assort, auxiliary, below, beneath, bolt, categorize, classify, client, cog, collate, collateral, common, commonality, commonalty, contributory, creature, demeaning, dependent, deprive of freedom, disadvantaged, disenfranchise, disfranchise, divide, dominate, employee, enslave, enthrall, feudal, feudatory, flunky, follower, gradate, grade, group, hanger-on, helper, hireling, hoi polloi, hold captive, hold down, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, homager, humble, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, junior, keep down, keep under, lackey, lead captive, less, lesser, liege, liege man, lightweight, low, lower, lower class, lower orders, lowly, make dependent, masses, minion, minor, modest, myrmidon, next to, ordinary, pawn, peon, peonize, poor relation, rank, retainer, riddle, right-hand man, satellite, screen, scrub, second fiddle, second rank, second string, secondary, separate, serf, servant, servile, sieve, sift, size, slave, sort, sort out, staffer, stooge, sub, subaltern, subject, subjugate, subordinate to, subservient, subsidiary, supplementary, take captive, third rank, third string, third stringer, tributary, under, underling, underprivileged, understrapper, vassal, vassalize, vulgar, yeoman, yes-man
- (placed in a lower class, rank, or position): lesser
- (grammar, dependent on the main clause): dependent
- (placed in a lower class, rank, or position): superior, superordinate
- (Submissive to or controlled by authority): insubordinate
- (grammar, dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause): independent, main
- Feminine plural form of subordinato
- second-person plural present indicative of subordinare
- second-person plural imperative of subordinare
- Feminine plural of subordinato
- second-person plural present active imperative of subōrdinō