Definition of Subrogate

1. Verb. Substitute one creditor for another, as in the case where an insurance company sues the person who caused an accident for the insured.

Generic synonyms: Exchange, Interchange, Replace, Substitute
Derivative terms: Subrogation



Definition of Subrogate

1. v. t. To put in the place of another; to substitute.

Definition of Subrogate

1. Verb. (legal) To replace one person with another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subrogate

1. [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subrogate

subreption
subreptions
subreptitious
subreptitiously
subreptive
subresource
subresources
subresultant
subresultants
subretinal
subretinally
subrhomboid
subrigid
subring
subrings
subrogate (current term)
subrogated
subrogates
subrogating
subrogation
subrogations
subrogee
subrogees
subrogor
subrogors
subroof
subroofs
subrotund
subrounded
subroutine

Literary usage of Subrogate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Civil Code of the Province of Quebec, Annotated, Containing the French by Québec (Province), Jean Joseph Beauchamp (1904)
"... 241. even during the tutorship, on the demand of any one related or allied to the minor, of the subrogate-tutor, or of any other parties interested, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Lis Pendens, Or, The Effect of Jurisdiction Upon by John I. Bennett (1887)
"... and as much so as if the sale had been made upon the judgment at law instead of upon the decree in chancery:(2) Lis pendens of bill to subrogate. SEC. ..."

3. Statutes of the Province of Quebec Passed in the Session Held in the by Québec (Province). (1900)
"109 An Act to authorize the tutor and subrogate tutor to the minor children of Flavien Filiatrault, with the consent of those who are of age, ..."

4. The Civil Code of Lower Canada: Together with a Synopsis of Changes in the by McCord, Thomas, 1828-1886, Thomas McCord, Québec (Province) (1870)
"In every tutorship there must be a subrogate- tutor, whoso appointment ... The functions of a subrogate-tutor ccase in tho same manner as those of a tutor. ..."

5. The Civil Code of Lower Canada, Together with a Synopsis of Changes in the by Québec (Province)., Thomas McCord, A. D. Nicolls (1880)
"In every tutorship there must be a subrogate- tutor, whose appointment is made by the same aet ... apply to subrogate-tutors.—CN 426. [I. 323.] SECTION III. ..."

6. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1874)
"The subrogate tutor is known to the old law: Demolombe, art. 461, p. 439. Demolombe usually shews what descends from the old law. ..."

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