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subordinate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of subordinate

  1. having not so great importance or rank as another his contention is that environment plays a subordinate role to heredity in determining what we become Synonyms of subordinate inferior, junior, less, lower, minor, smaller, lesserWords Related to subordinate little, mean, small; minute, petty; jerkwater, one-horse, second-class, second-rate, two-bit; associate, auxiliary, secondary, subsidiaryNear Antonyms of subordinate choice, exceptional, first-class, first-rateAntonyms of subordinate greater, higher, major, more, primary, prime, senior, superior, superordinate


subordinate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of subordinate

  1. one who is of lower rank and typically under the authority of another subordinates do most of the actual creation of the famous designer's clothing designs Synonyms of subordinate inferior, junior, underlingWords Related to subordinate attendant, follower, retainer; domestic, menial, steward; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), henchman, lackey, minion; adjutant, aid, aide, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, second, second fiddle; helpmate, helpmeet, mate, sidekickNear Antonyms of subordinate boss, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, kingpin, leader, master, taskmasterAntonyms of subordinate senior, superior


subordinate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of subordinate

  1. to bring under one's control by force of arms it is one of the lessons of history that more powerful civilizations often subordinate weaker ones Synonyms of subordinate dominate, overpower, pacify, subdue, subject, subjugate, conquer, vanquishWords Related to subordinate annihilate, beat, clobber, crush, defeat, drub, lick, mow (down), overcome, prevail (over), reduce, rout, skunk, smash, thrash, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip; enslave; break, clamp down (on), crack down (on), put down, quash, quell, repress, silence, smother, snuff (out), squash, squelch, suppressNear Antonyms of subordinate discharge, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, manumit, release, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter



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