Examples of usage:

  1. While strict subordination is maintained on plantations, the general police of counties should be rigidly adhered to, and if possible the coloured population protected from ardent spirits. "Thoughts on the Religious Instruction of the Negroes of this Country" by William Swan Plumer
  2. When the old Greek and Oriental idea of absolute seclusion and subordination is abandoned, a woman's reading from Shakespeare for the pleasure of the public is an action not different in kind from her practising medicine or serving on a school committee. "From the Easy Chair, series 2" by George William Curtis
  3. Here was the complete subordination of all unit- life to the well- being of the Whole. "Prince Zaleski" by M.P. Shiel
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