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sub·or·di·nate clause

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subordinate clause, dependent clausenoun

    a clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb

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  1. subordinate clausenoun

    A clause that cannot stand alone as a sentence, but functions as either a noun, adjective or adverb in a sentence.

Wikipedia

  1. subordinate clause

    A subordinate clause, dependent clause, subclause, or embedded clause is a clause that is embedded within a complex sentence. For instance, in the English sentence "I know that Bette is a dolphin", the clause "that Bette is a dolphin" occurs as the complement of the verb "know" rather than as a freestanding sentence. Subtypes of dependent clauses include content clauses, relative clauses, and adverbial clauses.

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  1. subordinate clause

    A subordinate clause is a part of a sentence that adds additional information but cannot stand alone as a complete sentence because it does not express a complete thought. It usually depends on a main clause to make sense and often begins with subordinating conjunctions like although, because, if, unless, etc or relative pronouns such as who, which, that, etc.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinate clause in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinate clause in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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