subduce

v.

mid-15c., "to delete;" 1540s, "to withdraw oneself" (from a place, allegiance, etc.), from Latin subducere "to draw away, withdraw, remove," from sub- (see sub-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Related: Subduced; subducing.


Nearby words

  1. subdistrict,
  2. subdivide,
  3. subdivision,
  4. subdominant,
  5. subdual,
  6. subduct,
  7. subduction,
  8. subduction zone,
  9. subdue,
  10. subdued

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