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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subordinating(a), subordinativeadjective

    serving to connect a subordinate clause to a main clause

    "`when' in `I will come when I can' is a subordinating conjunction"


  1. subordinating

    Subordinating refers to the act of making someone or something less important, secondary, or subservient, especially in relation to another person or thing. In grammar, it refers to the process of linking two clauses in a sentence where one clause depends on the other to form a complete thought. This is typically done using subordinating conjunctions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subordinating

    of Subordinate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinating in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of subordinating in a Sentence

  1. Ayn Rand:

    Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.

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  • அடிபணிய வைப்பதில்Tamil

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    be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    A disturb
    B depend
    C blur
    D acclaim

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