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Related to subrogating: Subrogor
tr.v. sub·ro·gat·ed, sub·ro·gat·ing, sub·ro·gates
To engage in the subrogation (of a person or entity).
(Law) (tr) law to put (one person or thing) in the place of another in respect of a right or claim
[C16: from Latin subrogāre, from sub- in place of + rogāre to ask]
v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
to put into the place of another; substitute for another.
[1540–50; < Latin subrogātus, past participle of subrogāre to elect as a substitute =sub- sub- + rogāre to request; see -ate1]
Past participle: subrogated
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|Verb||1.||subrogate - substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured|