Is SUBORDINATE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'subordinate'


  1. SUBORDINATE, a word that is more specific than a given word
  2. SUBORDINATE, an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
  3. SUBORDINATE, someone who has less power or authority than someone else : someone who is subordinate to someone else


  1. SUBORDINATE, make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
  2. SUBORDINATE, rank or order as less important or consider of less value
  3. SUBORDINATE, to think of or treat (someone or something) as less important than someone or something else


  1. SUBORDINATE, (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
  2. SUBORDINATE, lower in rank or importance
  3. SUBORDINATE, subject or submissive to authority or the control of another

Synonyms for 'subordinate'

Antonyms for 'subordinate'

The word SUBORDINATE is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'subordinate' in a sentence

  1. his contention is that environment plays a subordinate role to heredity in determining what we become
  2. She leaves the day-to-day running of the firm to her subordinates.
  3. subordinates do most of the actual creation of the famous designer's clothing designs
  4. it is one of the lessons of history that more powerful civilizations often subordinate weaker ones

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