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English noun: subsumption

1. subsumption (communication) the premise of a syllogism that contains the minor term (which is the subject of the conclusion)

Synonymsminor premise, minor premiss

Broader (hypernym)assumption, premise, premiss

Part holonymmiddle term, minor term

Part meronymsyllogism

2. subsumption (cognition) incorporating something under a more general category

Broader (hypernym)categorisation, categorization, classification, sorting

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