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hyponym vs subordinate subordinate vs hyponym

hyponym and subordinate both are nouns.

hyponym is not an adjective while subordinate is an adjective.

hyponym is not a verb while subordinate is a verb.

As nouns, hyponym and subordinate are synonyms with the definitions:
  • a word that is more specific than a given word
Other synonyms of hyponym include subordinate word.
hyponym (noun) subordinate (noun)
a word that is more specific than a given word an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
a word that is more specific than a given word
hyponym (adjective) subordinate (adjective)
lower in rank or importance
subject or submissive to authority or the control of another
(of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
hyponym (verb) subordinate (verb)
rank or order as less important or consider of less value
make subordinate, dependent, or subservient