Definition of Subordinating

1. Adjective. Serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause. "`when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction"

Exact synonyms: Subordinative
Category relationships: Grammar
Antonyms: Coordinating



Definition of Subordinating

1. Verb. (present participle of subordinate) ¹

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Definition of Subordinating

1. subordinate [v] - See also: subordinate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subordinating

suborder Zygoptera
suborders
subordinacy
subordinaries
subordinary
subordinate
subordinate-clause
subordinate clause
subordinate clauses
subordinate conjunction
subordinate word
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subordinateness
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subordinating (current term)
subordinating(a)
subordinating-conjunction
subordinating conjunction
subordinating conjunctions
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subordinators
suborganization
suborn
subornation
subornation of perjury
subornations

Literary usage of Subordinating

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1. On Principles and Methods in Latin Syntax by Edward Parmelee Morris (1901)
"VII subordinating CONJUNCTIONS IN LATIN THE problem of the subordinating conjunctions in Latin is, in brief, to account for the peculiarities of their ..."

2. Toda Grammar and Texts by Murray Barnson Emeneau (1984)
"... with or without a subordinating suffix following the inflectional suffix. These subordinate predications denote prior conditions, causes, or events. ..."

3. German Composition: With Notes and Vocabulary by Edward Charles Wesselhoeft (1902)
"subordinating: Conjunctions. A dependent or subordinate clause is generally introduced by a subordinating conjunction or by a relative pronoun. ..."

4. German Composition: With Notes and Vocabulary by Edward Charles Wesselhoeft (1905)
"subordinating Conjunctions. A dependent or subordinate clause is generally introduced by a subordinating conjunction or by a relative pronoun. ..."

5. German Composition: With Notes and Vocabulary by Edward Charles Wesselhoeft (1902)
"subordinating Conjunctions. A dependent or subordinate clause is generally introduced by a subordinating conjunction or by a relative pronoun. ..."

6. A German Grammar by Charles Harris (1914)
"subordinating CONJUNCTIONS 605. The subordinating conjunctions introduce subordinate clauses and are therefore regularly followed by the transposed order of ..."

7. A German Grammar by Charles Harris (1914)
"subordinating CONJUNCTIONS 606. The subordinating conjunctions introduce ... The subordinating conjunctions are numerous. Only a few of them are used ..."

8. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"He argued in favour of subordinating purely religious questions to those of national importance ; and in after years, when agitating for the repeal of the ..."

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