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  • Subservient — Sub*serv i*ent, a. [L. subserviens, entis, p. pr. See {Subserve}.] Fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling. [1913 Webster] Scarce ever reading anything… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subject — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. topic, theme; matter; liege, vassal, citizen. See grammar, thought, servant, teaching. v. t. reduce, control, restrain, tame; treat, expose. See subjection, thought. adj. liable, conditioned (upon).… …   English dictionary for students

  • subordinate — I. a. Inferior, subservient, subject, ancillary, minor, secondary. II. n. 1. Inferior, dependant. 2. Inferior, subject, subservient. III. v. a. Subject, make subordinate, make subservient …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • subject — sub·ject / səb ˌjekt/ n: the person upon whose life a life insurance policy is written and upon whose death the policy is payable: insured compare beneficiary b, policyholder Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • subject — I. v. a. 1. Subdue, control, bring under rule, make submissive, make subordinate. 2. Enslave, enthrall. 3. Expose, make liable. 4. Submit, refer, make accountable. 5. Make subservient. 6. Cause to undergo. II. a …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • subordinate — sub·or·di·nate || sÉ™ bɔːdnɪt n. one who is subservient, someone under the authority of another; one that is subjugated v. make subservient, dominate, subjugate; place in a position of lesser importance adj. inferior, of secondary… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subordinated — sub·or·di·nate || sÉ™ bɔːdnɪt n. one who is subservient, someone under the authority of another; one that is subjugated v. make subservient, dominate, subjugate; place in a position of lesser importance adj. inferior, of secondary… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subordinates — sub·or·di·nate || sÉ™ bɔːdnɪt n. one who is subservient, someone under the authority of another; one that is subjugated v. make subservient, dominate, subjugate; place in a position of lesser importance adj. inferior, of secondary… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subordinating — sub·or·di·nate || sÉ™ bɔːdnɪt n. one who is subservient, someone under the authority of another; one that is subjugated v. make subservient, dominate, subjugate; place in a position of lesser importance adj. inferior, of secondary… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subordinate — adj., n., & v. adj. (usu. foll. by to) of inferior importance or rank; secondary, subservient. n. a person working under another s control or orders. v.tr. (usu. foll. by to) 1 make subordinate; treat or regard as of minor importance. 2 make… …   Useful english dictionary

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