Pronunciation: (sub'ru-gāt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/subrogate.html on line 75 [key]
—v.t., -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to put into the place of another; substitute for another.
2. Civ. Law.to substitute (one person) for another with reference to a claim or right.
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