What does subordination mean?

Definitions for subordination

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Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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 Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Subordination

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marquis de Vauvenargues:

    It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.

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