Subsumptive Sub*sump"tive, a. Relating to, or containing, a subsumption. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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  • subsumption — subsumptive, adj. /seuhb sump sheuhn/, n. 1. an act of subsuming. 2. the state of being subsumed. 3. something that is subsumed. 4. a proposition subsumed under another. [1630 40; < ML subsumption (s. of subsumptio) a subjoining, equiv. to… …   Universalium

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  • inclusion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fact of being contained Nouns inclusion, admission, acceptance; comprehension, incorporation, subsumption; composition, contents. See part, generality. Verbs include, comprise, comprehend, embody,… …   English dictionary for students

  • subsumption — /səbˈsʌmpʃən/ (say suhb sumpshuhn) noun 1. the act of subsuming. 2. the state of being subsumed. 3. that which is subsumed. 4. a proposition subsumed under another. –subsumptive /səbˈsʌmptɪv/ (say suhb sumptiv), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • subsume —   v.t. include within a larger entity or under a broader heading.    ♦ subsumption, n.    ♦ subsumptive, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • subsumption — [səb sump′shən] n. [ModL subsumptio < subsumptus, pp. of subsumere] 1. a subsuming or being subsumed 2. something subsumed; esp., a minor concept or premise subsumptive adj …   English World dictionary

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