Definitions for subordination

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. subordination(noun)

    the state of being subordinate to something

  2. hyponymy, subordination(noun)

    the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class

  3. subordination(noun)

    the grammatical relation of a modifying word or phrase to its head

  4. subordination(noun)

    the quality of obedient submissiveness

  5. mastery, subordination(noun)

    the act of mastering or subordinating someone

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  1. subordination(Noun)

    The process of making something subordinate.

  2. subordination(Noun)

    The property of being subordinate.

  3. subordination(Noun)

    The quality of being properly obedient to a superior (as a superior officer).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Subordination(noun)

    the act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting

  2. Subordination(noun)

    the quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection

  3. Subordination(noun)

    place of inferior rank

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. subordination.]

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  1. Subordination

    Subordination in banking and finance refers to the order of priorities in claims for ownership or interest in various assets.


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