verb (used with object), sub·ro·gat·ed, sub·ro·gat·ing.
Origin of subrogate
Examples from the Web for subrogation
Historical Examples of subrogation
Or a first mortgage on good property, with subrogation of the wife's rights.Other People's Money
Bill of sale and abandonment with subrogation to underwriter—that is, an assignment of all interest to the underwriter.
In the United States, subrogation to underwriters of damaged goods.
Word Origin for subrogate
early 15c., from Latin subrogationem (nominative subrogatio), noun of action from past participle stem of subrogare (see subrogate).
1530s, from Latin subrogatus, variant of surrogatus, past participle of surrogare/subrogare (see surrogate). Related: Subrogated; subrogating.