Sub*sump"tion (?), n.


The act of subsuming, or of including under another.

The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion. Sir W. Hamilton.


That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism.

But whether you see cause to go against the rule, or the subsumption under the rule. De Quincey.


© Webster 1913.

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