Synonyms for subordinate

Synonyms for (noun) subordinate

Synonyms: subordinate, subordinate word, hyponym

Definition: a word that is more specific than a given word

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Synonyms: subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier

Definition: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

Similar words: assistant, help, helper, supporter

Definition: a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: my invaluable assistant; they hired additional help to finish the work

Synonyms for (verb) subordinate

Synonyms: subdue, subordinate

Definition: make subordinate, dependent, or subservient

Usage: Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler

Similar words: lour, lower

Definition: set lower

Usage: lower a rating; lower expectations

Synonyms: subordinate

Definition: rank or order as less important or consider of less value

Usage: Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools

Similar words: place, range, rank, rate, grade, order

Definition: assign a rank or rating to

Usage: how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Synonyms for (adj) subordinate

Synonyms: subordinate, low-level

Definition: lower in rank or importance

Similar words: assistant, adjunct

Definition: of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

Similar words: associate

Definition: having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status

Usage: an associate member; an associate professor

Similar words: secondary

Definition: belonging to a lower class or rank

Similar words: under

Definition: lower in rank, power, or authority

Usage: an under secretary

Synonyms: subordinate

Definition: subject or submissive to authority or the control of another

Usage: a subordinate kingdom

Similar words: feudatory

Definition: owing feudal allegiance to or being subject to a sovereign

Usage: it remained feudatory to India until 1365

Similar words: ruled

Definition: subject to a ruling authority

Usage: the ruled mass

Similar words: dependent, subject

Definition: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others

Usage: subject peoples; a dependent prince

Similar words: subservient

Definition: compliant and obedient to authority

Usage: editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones-G. B. Shaw

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