- n. 下属，下级；部属，属下
- adj. 从属的；次要的
- vt. 使……居下位；使……服从
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- subordinate (adj.)
- mid-15c., "having an inferior rank," from Medieval Latin subordinatus "placed in a lower order, made subject," past participle of subordinare "place in a lower order," from Latin sub "under" (see sub-) + ordinare "arrange, set in order" (see ordain). Related: Subordinance; subordinant; subordinately. For "of or pertaining to the classificatory rank of a suborder," subordinal (1842) is used.
- subordinate (v.)
- "to bring into a subordinate position to something else, to make of less value, to make auxiliary or dependent," 1590s, from Medieval Latin subordinatus (see subordinate (adj.)). Related: Subordinated; subordinating.
- subordinate (n.)
- "one inferior in power, rank, office, etc.," 1630s, from subordinate (adj.).
- 1. It was an art in which words were subordinate to images.
- 2. Women were regarded as subordinate to free men.
- 3. In many societies women are subordinate to men.
- 4. The sentence consists of a main clause and a subordinate clause.
- 5. All other considerations are subordinate to our need for steady profits.
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