When anyone is in a subordinate position, Mr. Krogstad, they should really be careful to avoid offending anyone who—who— Krogstad.
You will be so kind as to see that I am allowed to keep my subordinate position in the Bank.
There are no more uses of "subordinate" in the play.
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Alongside this culture, various religious cultures with their respective rights can coexist, on condition (and to the degree) that they respect the criteria of the Enlightenment culture and subordinate themselves to it. This Enlightenment culture is substantially defined by the rights to liberty.
Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) -- Christianity and the Crisis of Cultures
His subordinate stands right next to him, looking as blank-minded as ever.