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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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