Associations to the word «Subsidiary»


SUBSIDIARY, adjective. Auxiliary or supplemental.
SUBSIDIARY, adjective. Secondary or subordinate.
SUBSIDIARY, adjective. Of, or relating to a subsidy.
SUBSIDIARY, noun. A company owned by a parent company or a holding company, also called daughter company or sister company.
SUBSIDIARY, noun. (music) a subordinate theme

Dictionary definition

SUBSIDIARY, noun. An assistant subject to the authority or control of another.
SUBSIDIARY, noun. A company that is completely controlled by another company.
SUBSIDIARY, adjective. Functioning in a supporting capacity; "the main library and its auxiliary branches".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.