English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English adjective: subsidiary

1. subsidiary functioning in a supporting capacity


SamplesThe main library and its auxiliary branches.


Synonymsauxiliary, supplemental, supplementary


Similarsecondary


Antonymsprimary


English noun: subsidiary

1. subsidiary (person) an assistant subject to the authority or control of another


Synonymsfoot soldier, subordinate, underling


Broader (hypernym)assistant, help, helper, supporter


Narrower (hyponym)associate, bottom dog, cog, man, second banana, second fiddle

2. subsidiary (group) a company that is completely controlled by another company


Synonymssubsidiary company


Broader (hypernym)company









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk