subordinate

  • 1 Subordinate — Sub*or di*nate, a. [Pref. sub + L. ordinatus, p. p. of ordinare to set in order, to arrange. See {Ordain}.] 1. Placed in a lower order, class, or rank; holding a lower or inferior position. [1913 Webster] The several kinds and subordinate species …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Subordinate — Sub*or di*nate, n. One who stands in order or rank below another; distinguished from a principal. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Subordinate — Sub*or di*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subordinated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subordinating}.] 1. To place in a lower order or class; to make or consider as of less value or importance; as, to subordinate one creature to another. [1913 Webster] 2. To make …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 subordinate — Dependent De*pend ent, a. [L. dependens, entis, p. pr. dependere. See {Depend}, and cf. {Dependant}.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. [1913 Webster] 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 subordinate command — A command consisting of the commander and all those individuals, units, detachments, organizations, or installations that have been placed under the command by the authority establishing the subordinate command …

    Military dictionary

  • 6 subordinate unified command — A command established by commanders of unified commands, when so authorized through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to conduct operations on a continuing basis in accordance with the criteria set forth for unified commands. A… …

    Military dictionary

  • 7 subordinate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English subordinat, from Medieval Latin subordinatus, past participle of subordinare to subordinate, from Latin sub + ordinare to order more at ordain Date: 15th century 1. placed in or occupying a lower class, rank …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 Subordinate organizations — A subordinate organization is one that is under control of the central organization.According to the United States IRS Publication 557 (Rev. July 2001), Tax Exempt Status for Your Organization Chapter 1 Page 6, this is the definition for a… …

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  • 9 Subordinate officer — A subordinate officer, in many navies (and sometimes other services) in the English speaking world, is an officer who has not finished their initial training. Such officers are not commissioned, but are treated for most intents and purposes as… …

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  • 10 Subordinate Courts of Singapore — The Subordinate Courts of Singapore is one of the two tiers of the court system in Singapore, the other tier being the Supreme Court. The Subordinate Courts comprise the District and Magistrate Courts both of which oversee civil and criminal… …

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  • 11 subordinate — subordinately, adv. subordinateness, n. subordination, subordinacy /seuh bawr dn euh see/, n. subordinative /seuh bawr dn ay tiv, bawr dn euh /, adj. adj., n. /seuh bawr dn it/; v. /seuh bawr dn ayt /, adj., n., v …

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  • 12 subordinate — 1. adjective a) Placed in a lower class, rank, or position. In the sentence, “The barbecue finished before John arrived”, the subordinate clause “before John arrived” specifies the time of the main clause, “The barbecue finished”. b) Submissive… …

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  • 13 Convertible Subordinate Note — A short term debt security (note), that can be changed into common stock (convertible) and ranks below other loans (subordinate). Don t let all the words in this term intimidate you. Break up the term and it s easy to see this is just a short… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 14 Subordinate Financing — Debt financing that is ranked behind that held by secured lenders in terms of the order in which the debt is repaid. Subordinate financing implies that the debt ranks behind the first secured lender, and means that the secured lenders will be… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 15 subordinate legislation — See delegated legislation. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 subordinate — sub·or·di·nate 1 /sə bȯrd ən ət/ adj 1: placed in or occupying a lower rank, class, or position 2: submissive to or controlled by authority sub·or·di·nate 2 /sə bȯrd ən ˌāt/ vt nat·ed, nat·ing: to assign lower priority to (as a debt or… …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 make subordinate — index subject Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 not subordinate — index substantive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 subordinate group — index minority (outnumbered group) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 subordinate part — index adjunct, member (constituent part) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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