See also: subsumé

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin subsumō, equivalent to the Latin sub-(sub-) and sūmō(to take), confer the English consume.

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subsume ‎(third-person singular simple present subsumes, present participle subsuming, simple past and past participle subsumed)

  1. To place (any one cognition) under another as belonging to it; to include or contain under something else.
    • 1961: J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the Sophistês of Plato. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 453--468.
      no allusion is made to forms because Plato is subsuming under the class of productive crafts both divine and human imitation;
  2. To consider an occurrence as part of a principle or rule; to colligate

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subsume

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of subsumir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of subsumir.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of subsumir.