Definitions for Subsetˈsʌbˌsɛt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subset(noun)

    a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set

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  1. subset(Noun)

    With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.

  2. subset(Noun)

    A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.

    We asked a subset of the population of the town for their opinion.

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  1. Subset

    In mathematics, especially in set theory, a set A is a subset of a set B, or equivalently B is a superset of A, if A is "contained" inside B, that is, all elements of A are also elements of B. A and B may coincide. The relationship of one set being a subset of another is called inclusion or sometimes containment.


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