The fourth tone of a diatonic scale, next below the dominant.
Less than dominant; ranking below one that is dominant.
The subdominant male in a pride of lions.
Prevalent in a community but below the dominant in importance. Used of a species.
Less than or only partly dominant.
Something that is subdominant.
A species having considerable importance in a community but much less influence than the dominant species.
The fourth tone of a diatonic scale; tone next below the dominant.
(music) The fourth tone of a scale.
Origin of subdominant
- sub- +"Ž dominant