From sub- + dō (“give”).
subdō (present infinitive subdere, perfect active subdidī, supine subditum); third conjugation
- I put, place, set or lay under; set to or apply under.
- I bring under, subject, subdue; expose.
- I bring on, furnish, supply; yield, afford.
- I put in the place of another person or thing, substitute.
- I put something spurious in the place of another person or thing; substitute falsely; forge, counterfeit, make up.