Definition of subalternating in English:

subalternating

adjective

  • 1Superior, higher, not subordinate or subalternate; specifically (a) Logic designating the universal proposition in a pair of subaltern propositions.

  • 2Botany and Zoology= subalternate. Now rare.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Newton (1621–1678), mathematician. Partly (i) from post-classical Latin subalternat-, past participial stem of subalternare subaltern + -ing;.

Pronunciation

subalternating

/ˌsʌbˈɒltəneɪtɪŋ//ˌsʌbˈɔːltəneɪtɪŋ/