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subordinate
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

10 uses
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Definition
less important or subservient; or to rank as such
  • It wasn't any particular point of view that outraged him so much as the idea that Quality should be subordinated to any point of view.
    Part 3 (19% in)
  • Everything else is subordinate to that.
    Part 2 (62% in)
  • If you can't define Quality, there's no way you can subordinate it to any intellectual rule.
    Part 3 (19% in)
  • It is not subordinate to them in any way.
    Part 3 (38% in)
  • They are subordinate to it!
    Part 3 (38% in)
  • Reason was to be subordinate, logically, to Quality, and he was sure he would find the cause of its not being so back among the ancient Greeks, whose mythos had endowed our culture with the tendency underlying all the evil of our technology, the tendency to do what is "reasonable" even when it isn't any good.
    Part 4 (36% in)
  • It was subordinate only to Truth itself, in a synthesis of all that had gone before.
    Part 4 (62% in)
  • In order to win the battle for Truth in which areté is subordinate, against his enemies who would teach areté in which truth is subordinate, Plato must first resolve the internal conflict among the Truth-believers.
    Part 4 (62% in)
  • In order to win the battle for Truth in which areté is subordinate, against his enemies who would teach areté in which truth is subordinate, Plato must first resolve the internal conflict among the Truth-believers.
    Part 4 (62% in)
  • He gives it the position of highest honor, subordinate only to Truth itself and the method by which Truth is arrived at, the dialectic.
    Part 4 (63% in)

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