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Definitions of subject

  1.   a branch of knowledge in what discipline is his doctorate teachers should be well trained in their subject anthropology is the study of human beings
  2.   something a person or object or scene selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject
  3.   being under the power or sovereignty of another or others subject peoples a dependent prince
  4.   a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures someone who is an object of investigation the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities
  5.   some situation or event that is thought about he kept drifting off the topic he had been thinking about the subject for several years it is a matter for the police
  6.   a person who owes allegiance to that nation a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  7.   one of the two main constituents of a sentence the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
  8.   logic the first term of a proposition
  9.   the subject matter of a conversation or discussion he didn't want to discuss that subject it was a very sensitive topic his letters were always on the theme of love
  10.   make vulnerable or liable to People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation
  11.   cause to experience or suffer He subjected me to his awful poetry The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills
  12.   not exempt from tax the gift will be subject to taxation
  13.   refer for judgment or consideration She submitted a proposal to the agency
  14.   grammar one of the two main constituents of a sentence the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
  15.   make accountable for He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors
  16.   cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to He subjected me to his awful poetry The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation
  17.   make subservient force to submit or subdue
  18.   possibly accepting or permitting a passage capable of misinterpretation open to interpretation an issue open to question the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation
  19.   Placed or situated under lying below or in a lower situation
  20.   Placed under the power of another specifically International Law owing allegiance to a particular sovereign or state as Jamaica is subject to Great Britain
  21.   Exposed liable prone disposed as a country subject to extreme heat men subject to temptation
  22.   Obedient submissive
  23.   That which is placed under the authority dominion control or influence of something else
  24.   Specifically One who is under the authority of a ruler and is governed by his laws one who owes allegiance to a sovereign or a sovereign state as a subject of Queen Victoria a British subject a subject of the United States
  25.   That which is subjected or submitted to any physical operation or process specifically Anat a dead body used for the purpose of dissection
  26.   That which is brought under thought or examination that which is taken up for discussion or concerning which anything is said or done
  27.   The person who is treated of the hero of a piece the chief character
  28.   That of which anything is affirmed or predicated the theme of a proposition or discourse that which is spoken of as the nominative case is the subject of the verb
  29.   That in which any quality attribute or relation whether spiritual or material inheres or to which any of these appertain substance substratum
  30.   Hence that substance or being which is conscious of its own operations the mind the thinking agent or principal the ego Cf Object n 2
  31.   The principal theme or leading thought or phrase on which a composition or a movement is based
  32.   The incident scene figure group etc which it is the aim of the artist to represent
  33.   To bring under control power or dominion to make subject to subordinate to subdue
  34.   To expose to make obnoxious or liable as credulity subjects a person to impositions
  35.   To submit to make accountable
  36.   To make subservient
  37.   To cause to undergo as to subject a substance to a white heat to subject a person to a rigid test
  38.   One who is under the power or control of another one who owes allegiance to a monarch as the rights of subjects that which is treated in writing speaking etc or concerning which anything is said or done topic the word or word group in a sentence denoting that of which anything is affirmed distinguished from predicate the thing affirmed
  39.   Being under the power or control of another as to be subject to a king exposed liable with to as subject to temptation subject to change
  40.   To bring under power or control to make subordinate or secondary render liable expose as to subject a person to unpleasantness to cause to undergo as to subject a substance to heat
  41.   1 A person under medical or surgical treatment 2 An animal upon which an experiment is being made 3 A body for dissection
  42.   A cadaver One who is treated for a disease
  43.   Under the power of another liable exposed subordinate subservient
  44.   One under the power of another one under allegiance to a sovereign that on which any operation is performed that which is treated or handled anat a dead body for dissection art that which it is the object of the artist to express that of which anything is said topic matter materials
  45.   To throw or bring under to bring under the power of to make subordinate or subservient to subdue to ensalve to expose or make liable to to cause to undergo
  46.   Being under authority subordinate liable exposed
  47.   One under another's authority one owing allegiance to a sovereign that which is treated or handled theme
  48.   To bring under the power of put under subdue make liable to cause to undergo
  49.   To make subject submit subdue render liable to as a penalty
  50.   Subjection
  51.   Being under the power of another subordinate liable
  52.   One who is under the government of a monarch
  53.   Something subjected to operation thought emotion or discussion in grammar the word or phrase denoting the thing spoken of the nominative case
  54.   Being under the power and dominion of another liable from extraneous or from inherent causes prone disposed being that on which a thing operates obedient
  55.   One who owes allegiance to a sovereign and is governed by his laws that on which any mental operation is performed that which is treated or handled that on which any physical operation is performed that in which anything inheres or exists the person who is treated of the hero of a piece that term of a proposition of which another is predicated the principal melody or theme of a movement that which it is the object and aim of the artist to express a dead body for the purpose of dissection
  56.   To bring under the power or dominion of to put under to enslave to expose to submit to cause to undergo
  57.   Being or living under the power or dominion of another exposed liable either from extraneous or inherent causes obedient tributary
  58.   One who owes allegiance to a sovereign one who lives under the dominion of another that which is treated or handled in speaking writing art c materials matter a dead body for dissection the theme the topic the hero of a piece in logic and gram that part of a proposition concerning which anything is affirmed or denied
  59.   To bring under to subdue to expose to make liable to put under or within the power of to enslave to cause to undergo

Quotes of subject

  1. The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person – Charles Babbage
  2. Do not get elated at any victory for all such victory is subject to the will of God – Abu Bakr
  3. I was looking to do something non -fiction because I had done a strip 'My Mom Was a Schizophrenic I really enjoyed the process of doing that strip despite its subject matter To do it I'd had to do a lot of research and reading and I figured I'd like to do that again – Chester Brown
  4. Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic – Raymond Chandler
  5. I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality order and diligence without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time – Charles Dickens
  6. The painter's obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work – Lucian Freud
  7. If the world were good for nothing else it is a fine subject for speculation – William Hazlitt
  8. My own interest developed because I thought it was a fascinating subject and something I wanted to pursue – Jack Kilby
  9. Once I start writing about something it goes off rather fast and sometimes details which might be interesting such as what the room looked like or what somebody said that was not exactly on the same subject tend to get lost – Kenneth Koch
  10. You don't say to a university professor who is immersed in a particular subject that they should get a life They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on – Magnus Magnusson
  11. A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation – Friedrich Nietzsche
  12. I liked math that was my favorite subject and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science – Sally Ride
  13. In applying this subject to the melancholy event which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle of whom we have been speaking – John Strachan
  14. I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject except that murder is a subject that has always drawn people for as long as people have been telling stories – Donna Tartt
  15. In the final analysis the incident is seen as originating from an emotional expression of the frustration and anger of the proud people of China who had been subject to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within – Chen Ning Yang

Usage examples for subject

  1. “ I only remained to have a little quiet talk with you on this subject – Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  2. Then he returned to the subject – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Nell Blossom was a subject of thought he could not escape – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  4. Are all things here subject to Him – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  5. Dollar asked no questions at all they dropped the subject there in the drive – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  6. But do tell Daisy will you doctor said Preston that it is a subject she cannot understand yet – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  7. There was no subject but that one – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  8. Now we can see through the whole subject of value – Political economy by W. Stanley Jevons
  9. Or about any other subject – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  10. “ To go from one subject to another observed Mr Carlyle there is a question I have long thought to put to you Thorn did we ever meet again – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  11. However let us talk of a more interesting subject for instance yourself – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  12. And a pretty subject it is ” – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  13. Well I am rather tired of that subject she said and so I reckon it is just as well that you should stay here by your fire I see you have one there and that I should take my walk by myself – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  14. She abruptly left the subject – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  15. Please say no more please don't follow up that subject – Washington Square by Henry James
  16. It made me laugh again upon which she changed the subject – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  17. Jessy changed the subject – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  18. “ Muriel said no more to him upon the subject of Nick – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  19. The subject is to be about women as they are – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  20. Have you ever heard me say a word I ought not on such a subject – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac

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