verb (used with object), sub·sumed, sub·sum·ing.
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Origin of subsume
OTHER WORDS FROM subsumesub·sum·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby subsume
Example sentences from the Web for subsume
I don't think ISIS will subsume itself to the Naqshabandi's.
He may finally be ready to subsume his ego and ideology for the sake of his country.
Netanyahu may finally be ready to subsume his ego and ideology for the sake of his country.
In the same way the actions of a self-conscious moral agent, such as man, depend upon and subsume the laws of animal life.
It only remains to subsume each empirical event under its proper category.German philosophy and politics|John Dewey
Similarly the actions of animal life depend upon and subsume the laws of organic matter.
Now under these laws the Judgement is determinant, for it has nothing to do but to subsume under given laws.Kant's Critique of Judgement|Immanuel Kant
We are invited to subsume questions of law and of the application of law under the social ideal of the time and place.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound