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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
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