# 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.

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Noun | 1. | subgroup - a distinct and often subordinate group within a groupbench - 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 arrangement mathematical group, group - a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse |

Translations

**podgrupa**

**subgrupo**

**delgrupp**

**undergrupp**

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