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〔 ˋsʌbdʒIkt 〕


〔 ˊsʌbdʒikt 〕

Overview of noun subject

The noun subject has 8 senses

  • subject, topic, theme -- (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")

  • subject, content, depicted object -- (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")

  • discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (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")

  • topic, subject, issue, matter -- (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")

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

  • subject, case, guinea pig -- (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")

  • national, subject -- (a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects")

  • subject -- ((logic) the first term of a proposition)

Overview of verb subject

The verb subject has 4 senses

  • subject -- (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")

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

  • subjugate, subject -- (make subservient; force to submit or subdue)

  • submit, subject -- (refer for judgment or consideration; "The lawyers submitted the material to the court")

Overview of adj subject

The adj subject has 3 senses

  • capable, open, subject -- (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")

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

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