# subgroup

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## sub·group

(sŭb′gro͞op′)
n.
1. A distinct group within a group; a subdivision of a group.
2. A subordinate group.
3. Mathematics A group that is a subset of a group.
tr.v. sub·grouped, sub·group·ing, sub·groups
To divide into subgroups.

## subgroup

(ˈsʌbˌɡruːp)
n
1. a distinct and often subordinate division of a group
2. (Mathematics) a mathematical group whose members are members of another group, both groups being subject to the same rule of combination

## sub•group

(ˈsʌbˌgrup)

n.
1. a subordinate group.
2. Math. a subset of a group that is closed under the group operation and in which every element has an inverse in the subset.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 subgroup - a distinct and often subordinate group within a groupgroup, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unitbench - the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench" 2 subgroup - (mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical groupmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementmathematical group, group - a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
Translations
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subgrupo
delgruppundergrupp

[ˈsʌbgruːp] N

## subgroup

sub-group [ˈsʌbgruːp] n

## subgroup

[ˈsʌbˌgruːp] nsottogruppo
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