Subject Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Subject? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, How to pronounce? Example sentences, Words starting with Subject, Synonyms, Antonyms, Related sentences, Words ending with Subject and more...

Subject meaning

Word: Subject

How to pronounce: ˈsʌbʤɪkt

Noun

Definitions:

1. A person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with.

Example sentences: "I've said all there is to be said on the subject"

2. A branch of knowledge studied or taught in a school, college, or university.

Example sentences: "Math is not my best subject"

3. A citizen or member of a state other than its supreme ruler.

Example sentences: "The legislation is applicable only to British subjects"

4. A noun phrase functioning as one of the main components of a clause, being the element about which the rest of the clause is predicated.

Example sentences: "This style is formal, favouring noun clauses as subjects and objects, and often postponing the main verb, or distancing it from the subject."

5. A thinking or feeling entity; the conscious mind; the ego, especially as opposed to anything external to the mind.

Example sentences: "In the latter case some go as far as speaking unhesitatingly of the mind as a subject - or a self, ego, or even a soul."

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Likely or prone to be affected by (a particular condition or occurrence, typically an unwelcome or unpleasant one)

2. Dependent or conditional upon.

Example sentences: "The proposed merger is subject to the approval of the shareholders"

3. Under the authority of.

Example sentences: "Legislation making Congress subject to the laws it passes"

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Conditionally upon.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cause or force to undergo (a particular experience of form of treatment)

Example sentences: "He'd subjected her to a terrifying ordeal"

2. Bring (a person or country) under one's control or jurisdiction, typically by using force.

Example sentences: "The city had been subjected to Macedonian rule"


Synonyms:

subject matter

topic

discipline

educational subject

theme

examinee

study

be subject

liable

be liable

research area

field

issue

question

matter

content

case

exposed

susceptible

vulnerable

subordinate

subjugate

dominate

conquer

subdue

submit

national

motif

motive

account

reason

ground

dependent

conditional


Derivations:

subjected

subjecting

subjection

subjective

subjectively


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Subject in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tema

German: Thema

French: Sujet

Italian: Soggetto

Turkish: Konulu


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