Definition of "subrogate"
  1. The process by which one party steps in the shoes of another, frequently in the context of a secondary creditor assuming the legal rights or claims of another
How to use "subrogate" in a sentence
  1. After the bankruptcy case, the bank was allowed to subrogate and assume the claims of the original creditor.
  2. The insurance company will subrogate to recover the money it paid out for the damages.
  3. In this legal situation, the third party has the right to subrogate and take on the financial claims of the defaulted loan.

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