subalternate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ alternate

Adjective[edit]

subalternate (comparative more subalternate, superlative most subalternate)

  1. Succeeding by turns; successive.
  2. Subordinate; subaltern; inferior.
    • Evelyn
      all their subalternate and several kinds

Noun[edit]

subalternate (plural subalternates)

  1. (logic) A particular proposition, as opposed to a universal one.

See also[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.