noun, plural sub·sid·i·ar·ies.
Origin of subsidiary
Examples from the Web for subsidiary
AirAsia Indonesia, which operated Flight 8501, is the Indonesian subsidiary of AirAsia, which is based in Malaysia.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And this week CNPC agreed to buy 10 percent of Vankorneft, a Rosneft subsidiary, which operates the lucrative Vankor oil field.
Rolls Royce Motor Cars is a subsidiary of BMW, who make the engines.
He does not see his wealth and status as subsidiary, he holds both shamelessly close.Sting and Hillary Are Just Like You: How the Very Rich Play at Being Very Ordinary|Tim Teeman|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The parent company of LS Fashion Limited based in America had made a standard loan investment to the UK subsidiary.
In this case, he might make due provision at that time for the operations involved in the subsidiary problems.
But if they are not subsidiary to the man, and his character, then he is a sadder spectacle than a vain book or a poor picture.The Potiphar Papers|George William Curtis
In some of these cases the purpose of the subsidiary mission may be readily apparent.
In such a case, the display of subsidiary minuti subtracts from its weight.The Ethnology of Europe|Robert Gordon Latham
And the other subsidiary clause completes the thought: ‘through Christ.’
British Dictionary definitions for subsidiary
noun plural -aries
Word Origin for subsidiary
Word Origin and History for subsidiary
1540s, from Middle French subsidiaire, from Latin subsidiarius "serving to assist or supplement," from subsidium "help, aid" (see subsidy).