verb (used with object), subrogated, subrogating.
to put into the place of another; substitute for another.
Civil Law. to substitute (one person) for another with reference to a claim or right.
Origin: 1400–50; 1540–50 for def 1; late Middle English Related forms
(past participle) < Latin subrogātus
(past participle of subrogāre
to nominate (someone) as a substitute), equivalent to sub- sub-
) to request + -tus
past participle suffix