HyperDic: subsidiary

English > 3 senses of the word subsidiary:
NOUNperson subsidiary, subordinate, underling, foot soldieran assistant subject to the authority or control of another
groupsubsidiary, subsidiary companya company that is completely controlled by another company
ADJECTIVEallsubsidiary, auxiliary, supplemental, supplementaryfunctioning in a supporting capacity
subsidiary > pronunciation
Soundssahbsih'diyeh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > subsidiary: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFunctioning in a supporting capacity.
Synonymsauxiliary, supplemental, supplementary
BroadersecondaryOf second rank or importance or value
Spanishadicional, auxiliar, complementaria, complementario, suplementario
Catalanauxiliar, subsidiari, suplementari
Nounssubsidiaritysecondary importance
subsidiarya company that is completely controlled by another company
subsidiaryan assistant subject to the authority or control of another
English > subsidiary: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn assistant subject to the authority or control of another.
Synonymssubordinate, underling, foot soldier
NarrowerassociateA person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise
bottom dogA person of low status
cogA subordinate who performs an important but routine function
manA male subordinate
second fiddle, second bananasomeone who serves in a subordinate capacity or plays a secondary role
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishsubalterno, subordinado
Catalansubaltern, subordinat
Adjectivessubsidiaryfunctioning in a supporting capacity
English > subsidiary: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA company that is completely controlled by another company.
Synonymsubsidiary company
BroadercompanyAn institution created to conduct business
Spanishempresa filial, filial, sociedad filial, subsidiaria
Catalanfilial
Adjectivessubsidiaryfunctioning in a supporting capacity

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