subordinate-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: be or cause to be secondary or of lower rank

Her personal life has been subordinated to her career.
Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools.
Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler.
His new title subordinated him only to the King himself.
Aiding the needy subordinated to profit and politics.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: subordinate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2