Definition of Subordinate word

1. Noun. A word that is more specific than a given word.

Exact synonyms: Hyponym, Subordinate
Generic synonyms: Word



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subordinate Word

suborder Tarsioidea
suborder Theropoda
suborder Thyreophora
suborder Tyranni
suborder Xenarthra
suborder Zygoptera
suborders
subordinacy
subordinaries
subordinary
subordinate
subordinate-clause
subordinate clause
subordinate clauses
subordinate conjunction
subordinate word (current term)
subordinated
subordinately
subordinateness
subordinates
subordinating
subordinating(a)
subordinating-conjunction
subordinating conjunction
subordinating conjunctions
subordination
subordinations
subordinative
subordinator
subordinators

Literary usage of Subordinate word

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1. Sheldon's Advanced Language Lessons: Grammar and Composition by Sheldon and Company (1895)
"Game, subordinate word element. Classify the elements in the following sentences: — i. With reference to rank. 2. With reference to structure. 3. ..."

2. The Denotation of Generic Terms in Ancient Indian Philosophy: Grammar, Nyāya by Peter M. Scharf (1996)
"... is formed by providing the same suffix after the verbal root Vc/'ñ when the subordinate word 'agni' denotes the direct object. ..."

3. Champion Spelling Book: For Public and Private Schools by Warren Edwin Hicks (1909)
"Each of the ten prominent words taught intensively in a week is listed as a subordinate word within the next two weeks; included in a spelling contest at ..."

4. The Teaching of Spelling by Willard Fred Tidyman (1919)
"The Cleveland plan is as follows : " Each of the ten prominent words taught intensively in a week is listed as a subordinate word within the next two weeks, ..."

5. Syntax of the Hebrew Language of the Old Testament by Heinrich Ewald (1891)
"When the circumstantial clause has no verb, while the predicate itself has the appearance of a mere subordinate word (ie is introduced by a preposition), ..."

6. Story Hour Readers by Ida Coe, Alice Christie Dillon (1913)
"Each of the ten prominent words taught intensively in a week is listed as a subordinate word in the next two weeks; included in a written spelling contest ..."

7. A School Manual of English Composition: For Advanced Grammar Grades, and for by William Swinton (1905)
"Each of the ten prominent words taught intensively in a week is listed as a subordinate word in the next two weeks; included in a written spelling contest ..."

8. History in the Elementary Schools: Methods, Courses of Study, Bibliographies by Wilber F. Bliss (1911)
"Each of the ten prominent words taught intensively in a week is listed as a subordinate word in the next two weeks ; included in a written spelling contest ..."

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