Subsidiary

Definition of Subsidiary

Sub`sid´i`a`ry
a.1.Furnishing aid; assisting; auxiliary; helping; tributary; especially, aiding in an inferior position or capacity; as, a subsidiary stream.
Chief ruler and principal head everywhere, not suffragant and subsidiary.
- Florio.
They constituted a useful subsidiary testimony of another state of existence.
- Coleridge.
2.Of or pertaining to a subsidy; constituting a subsidy; being a part of, or of the nature of, a subsidy; as, subsidiary payments to an ally.
George the Second relied on his subsidiary treaties.
- Ld. Mahon.
n.1.One who, or that which, contributes aid or additional supplies; an assistant; an auxiliary.

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