Definition of subordinate
- subordinate Adjective Placed in a lower class, rank, or position.
- subordinate Adjective Submissive to or controlled by authority.
- subordinate Adjective dependent on and either modifying or complementing the main clause
- subordinate Noun One that is subordinate.
- subordinate Verb To make subservient.
- subordinate Verb To treat as of less value or importance.
- subordinate Verb To make of lower priority in order of payment in bankruptcy.