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Definitions of subject:
  • noun:   something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    Example: "A moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
  • noun:   (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
  • noun:   (logic) the first term of a proposition
  • noun:   the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    Example: "He didn't want to discuss that subject"
  • noun:   a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
    Example: "The subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"
  • noun:   some situation or event that is thought about
    Example: "He had been thinking about the subject for several years"
  • noun:   a branch of knowledge
    Example: "Teachers should be well trained in their subject"
  • noun:   a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    Example: "A monarch has a duty to his subjects"
  • verb:   cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
    Example: "He subjected me to his awful poetry"
  • verb:   make accountable for
    Example: "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
  • verb:   make subservient; force to submit or subdue
  • verb:   refer for judgment or consideration
  • adjective:   being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
    Example: "Subject peoples"
  • adjective:   possibly accepting or permitting
    Example: "The time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation"

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