Definition of Subordination

1. Noun. The state of being subordinate to something.

Generic synonyms: Dependance, Dependence, Dependency
Derivative terms: Subordinate



2. Noun. The semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class.
Exact synonyms: Hyponymy
Generic synonyms: Semantic Relation

3. Noun. The grammatical relation of a modifying word or phrase to its head.
Generic synonyms: Grammatical Relation

4. Noun. The quality of obedient submissiveness.
Generic synonyms: Submissiveness
Antonyms: Insubordination

5. Noun. The act of mastering or subordinating someone.
Exact synonyms: Mastery
Generic synonyms: Domination
Derivative terms: Master, Subordinate

Definition of Subordination

1. n. The act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting.

Definition of Subordination

1. Noun. The process of making something subordinate. ¹

2. Noun. The property of being subordinate. ¹

3. Noun. The quality of being properly obedient to a superior (as a superior officer). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subordination

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subordination

subordinate
subordinate-clause
subordinate clause
subordinate clauses
subordinate conjunction
subordinate word
subordinated
subordinately
subordinateness
subordinates
subordinating
subordinating(a)
subordinating-conjunction
subordinating conjunction
subordinating conjunctions
subordination
subordinations
subordinative
subordinator
subordinators
suborganization
suborn
subornation
subornation of perjury
subornations
subornative
suborned
suborner
suborners
suborning

Literary usage of Subordination

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1. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"The first, or primordial, is the principle of the subordination of ... Subordination From the earliest use of the natural of characteris- method, ..."

2. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"The first, or primordial, is the principle of the subordination of characters: the other, the final, prescribes the translation of the interior characters ..."

3. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1893)
"The first, or primordial, is the principle of the subordination of interior characters into exterior, which, in fact, results from a radical characters: the ..."

4. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"Subordination AND COORDINATION. 45. The relation of adjunct-word to head-word is one of subordination. But ideas can also be connected together with little ..."

5. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"In fact, an elementary subordination must always be growing out of the ... This subordination is not only material, but yet more intellectual and moral; ..."

6. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1893)
"This subordination is not only material, but yet more intellectual and moral; that is, it requires, besides practical submission, a corresponding degree of ..."

7. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1853)
"In fact, an elementary subordination must always be growing out of the distribution of human operations, which gives birth to government, in the bosom of ..."

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