Meaning of “subordinate” - Learner’s Dictionary

subordinate

verb [ T ] us uk /səˈbɔːdɪneɪt/ formal

to put someone or something into a less important position

subordination noun [ U ] us uk /səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃən/

(Definition of “subordinate verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)