What is another word for subordinate?

Pronunciation: [sʌbˈɔːdɪnət] (IPA)

The word "subordinate" refers to someone or something that is lower in rank, position, or importance. Some synonyms for this word which can be used in different contexts include assistant, junior, helper, underling, secondary, secondary, dependent, inferior, lower-ranking, junior, and subaltern. Each of these words has its own specific meaning and usage. For instance, an assistant refers to someone who provides help or support to a superior, while junior refers to someone who is younger or less experienced. Similarly, the word subordinate can also be used as a verb, in which case its synonyms include comply, obey, yield, surrender, and acquiesce.

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What are the opposite words for subordinate?

Subordinate means someone who has lower rank, status or authority than someone else. Antonyms for the word subordinate would be someone who has a higher rank, status, or authority such as superior, leader, manager, director, CEO, or President. These are individuals who are considered more powerful and have more say in making decisions, whereas the subordinate has less power and has to follow orders. The opposite of being subordinate means to be in charge, hold the power to make decisions and have the final say. Being a superior means having more freedom in work and personal life as well as being able to command the respect of others.

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Usage examples for Subordinate

Many who seem to exalt the Scriptures degrade them; and those who give them a subordinate place truly exalt them.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
In planning this expedition, every article of equipment and every phase of effort was made subordinate to the one great need of covering long distances.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
But this purpose is secondary and subordinate to the other.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Subordinate

  • I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
    John Abizaid
  • All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
    Simone de Beauvoir
  • This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle.
    James L. Buckley
  • I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
    Lizzy Caplan
  • The mother must socialize her daughter to become subordinate to men, and if her daughter challenges patriarchal norms, the mother is likely to defend the patriarchal structures against her own daughters.
    Carol P. Christ

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