Origin: From the , meaning under
a prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe, substruct, subserve, subject, subordinate, subacid, subastringent, subgranular, suborn. Sub- in Latin compounds often becomes sum- before m, sur before r, and regularly becomes suc-, suf-, sug-, and sup- before c, f, g, and p respectively. Before c, p, and t it sometimes takes form sus- (by the dropping of b from a collateral form, subs-)
a prefix denoting that the ingredient (of a compound) signified by the term to which it is prefixed,is present in only a small proportion, or less than the normal amount; as, subsulphide, suboxide, etc. Prefixed to the name of a salt it is equivalent to basic; as, subacetate or basic acetate
Origin: [L. sub under, below; akin to Gr. , Skr. upa to, on, under, over. Cf. Hypo-, Super-.]
The numerical value of sub- in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sub- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Completion of the contract negotiations for the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a critical milestone for the launch of this project, one of the largest in sub-Saharan Africa.
If growth remains anemic sub-1 percent and inflation is 0.2, 0.3 or 0.1 percent, that would be a lowering of the hurdle to do QE, and we find it hard to be overly optimistic around growth prospects.
As an independent Muslim country, we will not be tied to any bloc that promotes decadence and ungodly behavior, we are no longer going to entertain any dialogue with the European Union, either directly or through the sub-regional, regional and international blocs of which we are members.
Gambia's government will not tolerate any negotiation on the issue of homosexuality with the EU or any international block or nation, we are no longer going to entertain any dialogue with the EU either directly or through sub-regional, regional and international blocks to which we are members.
The Fed's statement earlier in the week helped to squeeze us higher. But the market doesn't have a high degree of conviction at the moment, the outlook remains one of sub-trend growth and low inflation. The downgrades in Italy illustrate that we're not out of the woods as far as growth is concerned.
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