verb (used with object), sub·sumed, sub·sum·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subsumesub·sum·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for subsumed
The specifics of any local struggle in that battle were less important than the wider struggle within which they were subsumed.Raúl Castro Honors Mandela, but Ignores His Message|Alex Massie|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this view, no politics are local, all is subsumed in a clash of civilizations.
Their voices have been subsumed by the louder collective voice of the party.Libyan Women Are More Visible in Post-Gaddafi Libya, but They May Have Lost Ground|Jamie Dettmer|July 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Elizabeth Gilbert traveled the globe and subsumed blissfully it into herself; in contrast, I found myself thrilled to be subsumed.
Action and suffering cannot be separate categories, but are subsumed under movement, vi.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
One-sided passivity as well as one-sided activity is subsumed under Individuality, which makes itself into its own end and aim.Pedagogics as a System|Karl Rosenkranz
Until he had subsumed the article under certain categories he had come to accept, appreciation was impossible for him.A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
It is worth study from the suffragist point of view, because it is the one great injury under which all others are subsumed.The Unexpurgated Case Against Women Suffrage|Almroth E. Wright
All special cases are subsumed under the one general judgment.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2|Alexander Maclaren