A river branch that becomes absorbed by sandy ground
A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
(Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
Of, constituting, or maintained by a subsidy or subsidies
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
The definition of principal is the first or highest in importance.
(Nautical) Connected to or located near the mainmast:
Of or performing a lead in a theatrical production:
Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
Relying on or requiring the aid or support of another:
Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
The first in a group or series.
Of or constituting a source
tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
(Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
A divergent section of a river, especially near the mouth.
The definition of subordinate is someone who is lower in rank to another or subject to another's control.
Supplying what is lacking; additional
(Grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
Manifesting or requiring wealth:
Subject to an impost or levy.
One of the channels in a braided stream.
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