## Definitions for Subsetˈsʌbˌsɛt

### Princeton's WordNet(1.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition:

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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1. subset

The subset symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the subset symbol and its characteristic.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of Subset in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of Subset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

### Sample Sentences & Example Usage

1. Poetry is a subset of a Cosmos, which in itself, is a poem.

2. We're not focusing on a particular subset of patients, like Vertex's drug.

3. It's counter to common sense, but common sense is only based on a very small subset of the universe.

4. That said, we remain skeptical of directors that are overly focused on a single issue or represent a subset of shareholders.

5. 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.

# Translations for Subset

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• فرعية
• podmnožina
• delmængde
• Teilmenge, Untermenge
• subconjunto
• alamhulk
• osajoukko
• sous-ensemble
• fo-thacar
• תת קבוצה
• részhalmaz
• hlutmengi
• sottogruppo, sottoinsieme
• 部分集合
• 부분집합
• deelverzameling
• podzbiór
• subconjunto, subgrupo
• подмножество, подгруппа
• podmnožica
• delmängd
• підмножина

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