verb (subsumes, subsuming, subsumed)
- To take up into or under, as individual under species, species under genus, or particular under universal; to place (any one cognition) under another as belonging to it; to include under something else.
- 1961: J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the Sophistíªs of Plato. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 453--468.
- : no allusion is made to forms because Plato is subsuming under the class of productive crafts both divine and human imitation;
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