(?), n. 1. The act of subsuming, or of including under another.
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The first act of consciousness was a subsumption of that of which we were conscious under this notion.
Sir W. Hamilton.
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2. That which is subsumed, as the minor clause or premise of a syllogism.
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But whether you see cause to go against the rule, or the subsumption under the rule.
De Quincey.
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