Definition of subsume verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

subsume

 verb
verb
NAmE//səbˈsum//
 
[usually passive]subsume something + adv./prep.(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they subsume
 
he / she / it subsumes
 
past simple subsumed
 
-ing form subsuming
 
 
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to include something in a particular group and not consider it separately All these different ideas can be subsumed under just two broad categories.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: subsume