Definition of subordinate

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