Complete Definition of "subset"

English

Pronunciation
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Noun
subset (plural subsets)

  1. settheory Of a given set, a set all the elements of which are in the given set.

#:The set of integers is a subset of the set of reals.

  1. A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.

#:We asked a subset of the population of the town for their opinion.

Translations

trans-top|mathematics: of a set
Chinese: å­é
Czech: podmnožina f
Dutch: deelverzameling
Estonian: alamhulk
Finnish: osajoukko
French: partie f, sous-ensemble m
German: Untermenge f, Teilmenge f
Hebrew: תת ק××צ×
trans-mid
Italian: sottoinsieme m
Japanese: é¨åéå
Korean: ë¶ë¶ì§í©
Polish: podzbiór
Russian: подмножеÑÑво
Slovene: podmnožica f
Spanish: subconjunto m
Swedish: delmängd c
Ukrainian: пÑдмножина
trans-bottom

trans-top|group contained in a larger group
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Derived terms
proper subset

See also
superset

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