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subordinate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/səˈbôrdnit/,
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Lower in rank or position,
  1. Lower in rank or position
    • - his subordinate officers
  2. Of less or secondary importance
    • - in adventure stories, character must be subordinate to action
Verb
  1. Treat or regard as of lesser importance than something else
    • - practical considerations were subordinated to political expediency
  2. Make subservient to or dependent on something else

Noun
  1. A person under the authority or control of another within an organization


  1. lower in rank or importance
  2. an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
  3. rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"
  4. hyponym: a word that is more specific than a given word
  5. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
  6. dependent: (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence"
  7. A hierarchy (Greek: hierarchia (ἱεραρχία), from hierarches, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc. ...
  8. Subordination in banking and finance refers to the order of priorities in claims for ownership or interest in various assets.
  9. (Subordinated (debt)) In finance, subordinated debt (also known as subordinated loan, subordinated bond, subordinated debenture or junior debt) is debt which ranks after other debts should a company fall into receivership or be closed.
  10. (Subordination (horse)) Subordination (foaled May 24, 1994) is an American millionaire Thoroughbred racehorse who won major Graded stakes races in 1997 and 1998. Owned by Seth Klarman's Klaravich Stables and trained by Gary Sciacca, Subordination won on both dirt and turf racing surfaces.
  11. One that is subordinate; To make subservient; To treat as of less value or importance; To make of lower priority in order of payment in bankruptcy; Placed in a lower class, rank, or position; Submissive to or controlled by authority; dependent on and either modifying or complementing the ...
  12. (Subordinates) report to other staff higher up the hierarchy. Subordinates are accountable to their line manager for their actions.
  13. (Subordinacy) deficiency, imperfection, inferiority, lower quality, lower worth, minimum, minority, shortcoming, smallness.
  14. (SUBORDINATION) the act of a party acknowledging, by a written record, that a debt is inferior to the interest of another in the same property. Subordination may also apply not only to mortgages but to leases, real estate rights and any other types of debt instruments.
  15. (Subordination) Relegation to a lesser position, usually in respect to a right or security.
  16. (Subordination) The act or process by which a person's rights are ranked below the rights of others. For example, a second mortgagee's rights are subordinate to those of the first mortgagee.
  17. (Subordination) The act of making an existing loan secondary or junior to another lien or loan.
  18. (Subordination) When a lien holder agrees to allow another lien holder to take a priority lien position.
  19. (Subordination) Tenant agrees that the lease is subordinate to the mortgage. If the property is sold, the new owner cannot cancel the lease and the lease is in full force and effect. The lender’s position is not affected by the change in the tenant’s lease. ...
  20. (Subordination) The act of a creditor acknowledging in writing that a debt due him or her by a debtor shall be inferior to the debt due another creditor by the same debtor.
  21. (Subordination) Placing in a lower class.
  22. (Subordination) A loan in a lower priority.  For example, a second mortgage is subordinate to a first.
  23. (Subordination) A change in the priority of liens on real property; a subordination agreement must be recorded.
  24. (SUBORDINATION) An arrangement that makes one or more parts of a sentence grammatically subordinate to another part.
  25. (Subordination) Agreement - An agreement by which one encumbrance (for example, a mortgage or deed of trust) is made subject to another encumbrance (for example, a new mortgage or deed of trust; or perhaps a lease) To "subordinate" is to "make subject to", or to make of lower priority.