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; (also) designating either of such a pair of propositions; compare "subaltern"(now rare); (b) (in Aristotelian and scholastic philosophy) designating a higher science from which subordinate sciences may draw axioms.

  • 2Botany Zoology
    rare = subalternate .

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

/ˌsʌbˈɔːltəneɪtɪŋ/ /ˌsʌbˈɒltəneɪtɪŋ/