subsume, v.tr. (usu. foll. by under) include (an instance, idea, category, etc.) in a rule, class, category, etc.
subsumable adj. subsumption n.
med.L subsumere (as SUB-, sumere sumpt- take)
affect, assume, bring, call for, comprehend, comprise, contain, embody, embrace, encompass, entail, have, implicate, imply, involve, lead to, presume, presuppose, require, take, take in