# Definitions for **Subset**ˈsʌbˌsɛt

### This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word **Subset**

### Princeton's WordNet

subset(noun)

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

### Wiktionary

subset(Noun)

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

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.

### Freebase

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.

### Sample Sentences & Example Usage

Poetry is a

**subset**of a Cosmos, which in itself, is a poem.We're not focusing on a particular

**subset**of patients, like Vertex's drug.It's counter to common sense, but common sense is only based on a very small

**subset**of the universe.The vast majority of money is actually repaid, on the order of 85 percent of it, but for a smaller

**subset**of people, it can be a problem.There is a

**subset**of audience who wants more things so they are used to paying for those. We don't think it changes anything for existing users.

# Translations for **Subset**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- podmnožinaCzech
- delmængdeDanish
- Teilmenge, UntermengeGerman
- subconjuntoSpanish
- alamhulkEstonian
- osajoukkoFinnish
- sous-ensembleFrench
- fo-thacarIrish
- תת קבוצהHebrew
- részhalmazHungarian
- hlutmengiIcelandic
- sottogruppo, sottoinsiemeItalian
- 部分集合Japanese
- 부분집합Korean
- deelverzamelingDutch
- podzbiórPolish
- subconjunto, subgrupoPortuguese
- подмножество, подгруппаRussian
- podmnožicaSlovene
- delmängdSwedish
- підмножинаUkrainian

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