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sub·sume

 (səb-so͞om′)
tr.v. sub·sumed, sub·sum·ing, sub·sumes
1. To classify or include in a more comprehensive category or under a general principle: "When late eighteenth-century Americans spoke of politics, they referred to a broad set of principles that they subsumed under the heading of republicanism" (Eric Foner).
2. To absorb (something) into or cause (something) to be overshadowed by something else: "The moment's regret was subsumed in the needs of the next moment" (Diana Gabaldon).

[Medieval Latin subsūmere : Latin sub-, sub- + Latin sūmere, to take; see em- in Indo-European roots.]

sub·sum′a·ble adj.

subsume

(səbˈsjuːm)
vb (tr)
1. to incorporate (an idea, proposition, case, etc) under a comprehensive or inclusive classification or heading
2. to consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
[C16: from New Latin subsumere, from Latin sub- + sumere to take]
subˈsumable adj

sub•sume

(səbˈsum)

v.t. -sumed, -sum•ing.
1. to consider or include (an idea, term, etc.) as part of a more comprehensive one.
2. to bring (a case, instance, etc.) under a rule.
3. to take up into a more inclusive classification.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin subsūmere= Latin sub- sub- + sūmere to take; see consume]
sub•sum′a•ble, adj.

subsume


Past participle: subsumed
Gerund: subsuming

Imperative
subsume
subsume
Present
I subsume
you subsume
he/she/it subsumes
we subsume
you subsume
they subsume
Preterite
I subsumed
you subsumed
he/she/it subsumed
we subsumed
you subsumed
they subsumed
Present Continuous
I am subsuming
you are subsuming
he/she/it is subsuming
we are subsuming
you are subsuming
they are subsuming
Present Perfect
I have subsumed
you have subsumed
he/she/it has subsumed
we have subsumed
you have subsumed
they have subsumed
Past Continuous
I was subsuming
you were subsuming
he/she/it was subsuming
we were subsuming
you were subsuming
they were subsuming
Past Perfect
I had subsumed
you had subsumed
he/she/it had subsumed
we had subsumed
you had subsumed
they had subsumed
Future
I will subsume
you will subsume
he/she/it will subsume
we will subsume
you will subsume
they will subsume
Future Perfect
I will have subsumed
you will have subsumed
he/she/it will have subsumed
we will have subsumed
you will have subsumed
they will have subsumed
Future Continuous
I will be subsuming
you will be subsuming
he/she/it will be subsuming
we will be subsuming
you will be subsuming
they will be subsuming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subsuming
you have been subsuming
he/she/it has been subsuming
we have been subsuming
you have been subsuming
they have been subsuming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subsuming
you will have been subsuming
he/she/it will have been subsuming
we will have been subsuming
you will have been subsuming
they will have been subsuming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subsuming
you had been subsuming
he/she/it had been subsuming
we had been subsuming
you had been subsuming
they had been subsuming
Conditional
I would subsume
you would subsume
he/she/it would subsume
we would subsume
you would subsume
they would subsume
Past Conditional
I would have subsumed
you would have subsumed
he/she/it would have subsumed
we would have subsumed
you would have subsumed
they would have subsumed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subsume - contain or include; "This new system subsumes the old one"
include - have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers"
2.subsume - consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"

subsume

verb
Translations
liittääsisällyttää
onderbrengenplaatsen in

subsume

[sʌbˈsjuːm] VT (frm) → subsumir

subsume

vt to subsume something under somethingetw unter etw (dat)zusammenfassen or subsumieren (geh)

subsume

[səbˈsjuːm] vt to subsume within/under (frm) → includere in, inglobare in
References in classic literature ?
The widest empirical laws of sequence known at any time can only be "explained" in the sense of being subsumed by later discoveries under wider laws; but these wider laws, until they in turn are subsumed, will remain brute facts, resting solely upon observation, not upon some supposed inherent rationality.
It is about time that these two old dinosaurs cut out their whingeing and accept that voters had a different view of the future of this country and do not want to be subsumed in a federalist undemocratic super state.
As such and especially in this first-person narrative, action is subsumed to the discovery of character.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST), which subsumed 17 different indirect taxes, was rolled out on July 1, 2017.
As part of its recent formation, LineaRx subsumed the activities of Applied DNA as a CRO and Contract Manufacturing Organization, or CMO, to the biotherapeutics market.
Their ambition and ideals for a just and fairer Wales are relentlessly subsumed by party politics; and Plaid Cymru will always have to play second fiddle to their allegiance to Westminster and the English Crown.
The GST launch became one of the biggest tax reform in the country that subsumed over a dozen different central and state taxes into one, but with several slabs.
The state finance minister further highlighted that the base year revenue of the year 2015-16 fixed for the state of Andhra Pradesh is required to be modified as certain amounts mentioned under the subsumed taxes are not correctly reflected.
I share his concerns about the threat of our being subsumed into a Federal Eurostate; this was one of the prime reasons I was inclined to vote Leave in the Referendum.
Adhia said toll, mandi charges and fee on vehicle entry into states are not subsumed in the GST and will continue to be charged by local bodies or state governments.
Earlier this week in a compromise deal, the Centre decided to keep petroleum out of GST in return for states agreeing to entry tax being subsumed in the new tax regime.
NNA - "Tripoli is in no way a scene echoing events in Syria and Iraq," minister of Justice Ashraf Rifi, reiterated before interlocutors that the city shall not be subsumed into security laxity.