Subordinate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Subordinate

under the command of those with a greater position or rank

Examples of Subordinate in a sentence

Many women still believe they should be subordinate to their husbands and do everything they are told. 🔊

Before the ownership of humans was outlawed, slaves were always supposed to be subordinate to their owners. 🔊

The subordinate soldiers followed their commander’s orders without hesitation. 🔊

In prison, the inmates are reprimanded if they are not subordinate to the guards and other facility officials. 🔊

During the movement for women’s rights, protests were held to elevate women from their positions as second-class citizens. 🔊

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