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subject (n):
something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
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a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject
subject (n):
some situation or event that is thought about
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he kept drifting off the topic.
he had been thinking about the subject for several years.
it is a matter for the police

Related Words: mattertopic
subject (n):
a branch of knowledge
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in what discipline is his doctorate?
teachers should be well trained in their subject.
anthropology is the study of human beings

Related Words: disciplinestudy
subject (n):
(grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
subject (n):
(logic) the first term of a proposition
subject (n):
the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
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he didn't want to discuss that subject.
it was a very sensitive topic.
his letters were always on the theme of love

Related Words: themetopic
subject (n):
a person who owes allegiance to that nation
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a monarch has a duty to his subjects
Related Words: national
subject (n):
a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
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the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly.
the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities
subject (v):
refer for judgment or consideration
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The lawyers submitted the material to the court
Related Word: submit
subject (v):
make accountable for
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He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors
subject (v):
cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
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He subjected me to his awful poetry.
The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills.
People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation
subject (v):
make subservient; force to submit or subdue
Related Words: subjugate
subject (s):
likely to be affected by something
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the bond is subject to taxation.
he is subject to fits of depression
subject (s):
being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
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subject peoples.
a dependent prince

Related Words: dependent
subject (s):
possibly accepting or permitting
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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

Related Word: capable
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