Definition of subordinator in US English:

subordinator

noun

  • A person who or thing which subordinates another; (Grammar) a subordinating conjunction, participle, or other element.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Sylvester Judd (1813–1853), novelist. From subordinate + -or.

Pronunciation

subordinator

/səˈbɔːdɪneɪtə/