subheading

noun sub·head·ing \ ˈsəb-ˌhe-diŋ \

Examples of subheading in a Sentence

  1. The newspaper headline read “House burns down on Elm Street” with the subheading “Arson suspected.”

  2. You can find the chart in the “Financial Matters” chapter under the subheading “Mortgages and Loans.”

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First Known Use of subheading

1842

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SUBHEADING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of subheading for English Language Learners

  • : an additional headline or title that comes immediately after the main headline or title

  • : a title given to one of the parts or divisions of a piece of writing


SUBHEADING Defined for Kids

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noun sub·head·ing \ ˈsəb-ˌhe-diŋ \

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