Subsume

Subsume [səb-SOOM]


Part of speech: verb
Origin: Latin, 16th century


1. Include or absorb (something) in something else.


Examples of subsume in a sentence


“YouTube started out as an independent company before it was subsumed by Google.”


“I was worried my promotion announcement would be subsumed by my brother’s news that he was getting married, so I waited for another day to tell my family.”