Definition of SUBJECT

noun : SUBJECT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects" ;

  • 8. (

    ) (logic) the first term of a proposition ;

verb : SUBJECT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors" ;

Adjective : SUBJECT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince" ;

  • 3. (

    ) likely to be affected by something; "the bond is subject to taxation"; "he is subject to fits of depression" ;

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