Synonyms of subordinating


1. subordinate, rate, rank, range, order, grade, place

usage: rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"

2. subordinate, subdue, lower, lour

usage: make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"


1. subordinating(prenominal) (vs. coordinating), subordinative

usage: serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause; "`when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction"

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