verb (used with object), sub·or·di·nat·ed, sub·or·di·nat·ing.
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Messonnier has told colleagues that, not being a virologist or laboratory specialist, she relied on subordinates with greater subject-matter expertise.The CDC’s failed race against covid-19: A threat underestimated and a test overcomplicated|David Willman|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
Because my parents had the same kind of job, I never considered one of their careers as subordinate to the other.Catherine Dulac Finds Brain Circuitry Behind Sex-Specific Behaviors|Claudia Dreifus|December 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Pichai quietly withdrew from the board in 2018 and installed a Google subordinate in his place.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
Distill it down, and Greenlight is a way for parents to move money from one account to a subordinate—a role that several money-transfer services already fulfill with Square’s Cash App and PayPal’s Venmo.
Same-sex unions would not have opted into the pattern of marriage, which was a relationship, a dominant and a subordinate relationship.‘Skim milk’ marriages not enough: Ginsburg remembered as LGBTQ ally|Chris Johnson|September 21, 2020|Washington Blade
That is where the subordinate gangs like Big Hazard come in.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, the committee is composed of pastors who are subordinate to Driscoll and were not elected by their fellow pastors.
Maria Zhang was sued by a female subordinate who claimed she was forced to have sex with her to keep her job.
Tech PR firm OpenCommunications was hit with claims that its CEO made unwelcome advances toward a subordinate.Yahoo’s Accused Sexual Harasser Asked Women to Wear More Skirts at Work|Olivia Nuzzi|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The individual, even if royal, was subordinate to a larger group.
Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
In 1800 Massna took his trusty subordinate with him to Italy as lieutenant-general of the centre of the army.
An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
On the following day he was deprived of his office, and degraded to the rank of subordinate to a new steward.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer