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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective, Adverb


Noun subject has 8 senses

Adjective subject has 3 senses

Verb subject has 4 senses


subjecta. [OE. suget, OF. souzget, sougit (in which the first part is L. subtus below, fr. sub under), subgiet, subject, F. sujet, from L. subjectus lying under, subjected, p. p. of subjicere, subicere, to throw, lay, place, or bring under; sub under + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.].
  •  Placed or situated under; lying below, or in a lower situation.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Placed under the power of another; specifically (International Law), owing allegiance to a particular sovereign or state; as, Jamaica is subject to Great Britain.  [1913 Webster]
    "Esau was never subject to Jacob."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exposed; liable; prone; disposed; as, a country subject to extreme heat; men subject to temptation.  [1913 Webster]
    "All human things are subject to decay."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Obedient; submissive.  [1913 Webster]
    "Put them in mind to be subject to principalities."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Liable; subordinate; inferior; obnoxious; exposed. See Liable.
subjectn. [From L. subjectus, through an old form of F. sujet. See Subject, a.].
  •  That which is placed under the authority, dominion, control, or influence of something else.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Specifically: One who is under the authority of a ruler and is governed by his laws; one who owes allegiance to a sovereign or a sovereign state; as, a subject of Queen Victoria; a British subject; a subject of the United States.  [1913 Webster]
    " In international law, the term subject is convertible with citizen."  [1913 Webster]
    "Was never subject longed to be a king,
    As I do long and wish to be a subject.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The subject must obey his prince, because God commands it, human laws require it."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is subjected, or submitted to, any physical operation or process; specifically (Anat.), a dead body used for the purpose of dissection.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is brought under thought or examination; that which is taken up for discussion, or concerning which anything is said or done.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "Make choice of a subject, beautiful and noble, which . . . shall afford an ample field of matter wherein to expatiate."  [1913 Webster]
    "The unhappy subject of these quarrels."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The person who is treated of; the hero of a piece; the chief character.  [1913 Webster]
    "Writers of particular lives . . . are apt to be prejudiced in favor of their subject."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That of which anything is affirmed or predicated; the theme of a proposition or discourse; that which is spoken of; as, the nominative case is the subject of the verb.  [1913 Webster]
    "The subject of a proposition is that concerning which anything is affirmed or denied."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That in which any quality, attribute, or relation, whether spiritual or material, inheres, or to which any of these appertain; substance; substratum.  [1913 Webster]
    "That which manifests its qualities -- in other words, that in which the appearing causes inhere, that to which they belong -- is called their subject or substance, or substratum."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, that substance or being which is conscious of its own operations; the mind; the thinking agent or principal; the ego. Cf. Object, n., 2.  [1913 Webster]
    "The philosophers of mind have, in a manner, usurped and appropriated this expression to themselves. Accordingly, in their hands, the phrases conscious or thinking subject, and subject, mean precisely the same thing."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The principal theme, or leading thought or phrase, on which a composition or a movement is based.  [1913 Webster]
    "The earliest known form of subject is the ecclesiastical cantus firmus, or plain song."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The incident, scene, figure, group, etc., which it is the aim of the artist to represent.  [1913 Webster]
subjectv. t. 
  •  To bring under control, power, or dominion; to make subject; to subordinate; to subdue.  [1913 Webster]
    "Firmness of mind that subjects every gratification of sense to the rule of right reason."  [1913 Webster]
    "In one short view subjected to our eye,
    Gods, emperors, heroes, sages, beauties, lie.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "He is the most subjected, the most "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To expose; to make obnoxious or liable; as, credulity subjects a person to impositions.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To submit; to make accountable.  [1913 Webster]
    "God is not bound to subject his ways of operation to the scrutiny of our thoughts."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make subservient.  [1913 Webster]
    "Subjected to his service angel wings."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject a person to a rigid test.  [1913 Webster]


subject, n., adj., adv., & v.
1 a a matter, theme, etc. to be discussed, described, represented, dealt with, etc. b (foll. by for) a person, circumstance, etc., giving rise to specified feeling, action, etc. (a subject for congratulation).
2 a department or field of study (his best subject is geography).
3 Gram. a noun or its equivalent about which a sentence is predicated and with which the verb agrees.
4 a any person except a monarch living under a monarchy or any other form of government (the ruler and his subjects). b any person owing obedience to another.
5 Philos. a a thinking or feeling entity; the conscious mind; the ego, esp. as opposed to anything external to the mind. b the central substance or core of a thing as opposed to its attributes.
6 Mus. a theme of a fugue or sonata; a leading phrase or motif.
7 a person of specified mental or physical tendencies (a hysterical subject).
8 Logic the part of a proposition about which a statement is made.
9 (in full subject for dissection) a dead body.
1 (often foll. by to) owing obedience to a government, colonizing power, force, etc.; in subjection.
2 (foll. by to) liable, exposed, or prone to (is subject to infection).
3 (foll. by to) conditional upon; on the assumption of (the arrangement is subject to your approval).
--adv. (foll. by to) conditionally upon (subject to your consent, I propose to try again).
1 (foll. by to) make liable; expose; treat (subjected us to hours of waiting).
2 (usu. foll. by to) subdue (a nation, person, etc.) to one's sway etc.

on the subject of concerning, about. subject and object Psychol. the ego or self and the non-ego; consciousness and that of which it is or may be conscious. subject catalogue a catalogue, esp. in a library, arranged according to the subjects treated. subject-heading a heading in an index collecting references to a subject. subject-matter the matter treated of in a book, lawsuit, etc.
subjection n. subjectless adj.
ME soget etc. f. OF suget etc. f. L subjectus past part. of subjicere (as SUB-, jacere throw)



IC analysis, above, academic specialty, action, actor, affair, agent, anagnorisis, angle, answerable to, application, appositive, apt, architect, architectonics, architecture, area, argument, atmosphere, attribute, attributive, author, background, basis, bondmaid, bondman, bondslave, bondsman, bondswoman, boning, brainwork, burden, burden with, business, captive, case, catastrophe, cause, chapter, characterization, charge, chattel, chattel slave, churl, citizen, citizen by adoption, classical education, client, collateral, color, common, complement, complication, concern, concubine, conning, conquer, construction modifier, contemplation, contingent on, continuity, contrivance, core, core curriculum, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, course, course of study, cram, cramming, creator, crush, curriculum, cutting, debt slave, deep structure, demand, demeaning, denouement, dependent, dependent on, deprive of freedom, design, development, device, direct object, disadvantaged, discipline, discussed, disenfranchise, disfranchise, disposed to, doer, dominate, drill, elective, engrossment, enjoin, enslave, enthrall, episode, essence, exact, examinant, examinate, examinee, excuse, executant, executor, executrix, exercise, expose, exposed, exposed to, extensive study, fable, fabricator, falling action, fasten upon, feudal, feudatory, field, figure, filler, focus of attention, focus of interest, form-function unit, freight with, function, galley slave, general education, general studies, gimmick, gist, grind, grinding, grounds, guinea pig, head, heading, headwork, helot, hold captive, hold down, hold in bondage, hold in captivity, hold in leash, hold in subjection, homager, humanities, humble, hyphenate, hyphenated American, immediate constituent analysis, immigrant, impose, impose on, impose upon, in the shade, incident, indirect object, inferior, inflict on, inflict upon, informant, infra dig, inspection, interviewee, issue, junior, keep down, keep under, laboratory animal, lay, lay on, lay open, lead captive, leitmotiv, less, lesser, levels, levy, liberal arts, liege, liege man, liege subject, likely, line, living issue, local color, low, lower, lowly, lucubration, main point, major, make dependent, maker, material, matter, matter in hand, meat, medium, mental labor, metic, minor, modest, modifier, mood, motif, motive, movement, mover, mythos, national, naturalized citizen, nonnative citizen, object, obnoxious, odalisque, open, open to, operant, operative, operator, ordinary, participant, patient, peon, peonize, performer, peripeteia, perpetrator, perusal, phrase, phrase structure, place, plan, plot, point, point at issue, point in question, practice, practitioner, predicate, prime mover, problem, producer, prone, prone to, proseminar, put, put down, put on, put through, put upon, quadrivium, qualifier, question, questionee, quizzee, ranks, rationale, reading, reason, recognition, referred to, refresher course, responsible for, restudy, restudying, review, rising action, rubric, saddle with, scheme, scientific education, second rank, second string, secondary, secondary plot, seminar, sensitive, serf, servant, servile, set, shallow structure, slant, slave, slavish, slot, slot and filler, source, specialty, story, strata, structure, study, studying, sub, subaltern, subdiscipline, subdue, subject matter, subject of thought, subject to, subjugate, submit, subordinate, subplot, subservient, substance, surface structure, susceptible, switch, swotting, syntactic analysis, syntactic structure, syntactics, syntax, tagmeme, take captive, task, tax, taxpayer, technical education, testee, text, thematic development, theme, theow, thesis, third rank, third string, thrall, tone, topic, tributary, trivium, twist, uncover, under, underlying structure, underprivileged, vassal, vassalize, villein, voter, vulgar, weight down with, wide reading, witness, word arrangement, word order, worker, yoke with




N servant, subject, liegeman, servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache, official, retinue, suite, cortege, staff, court, attendant, squire, usher, page, donzel, footboy, train bearer, cup bearer, waiter, lapster, butler, livery servant, lackey, footman, flunky, flunkey, valet, valet de chambre, equerry, groom, jockey, hostler, ostler, tiger, orderly, messenger, cad, gillie, herdsman, swineherd, barkeeper, bartender, bell boy, boots, boy, counterjumper, khansamah, khansaman, khitmutgar, yardman, bailiff, castellan, seneschal, chamberlain, major-domo, groom of the chambers, secretary, under secretary, assistant secretary, clerk, subsidiary, agent, subaltern, underling, understrapper, man, maid, maidservant, handmaid, confidente, lady's maid, abigail, soubrette, amah, biddy, nurse, bonne, ayah, nursemaid, nursery maid, house maid, parlor maid, waiting maid, chamber maid, kitchen maid, scullery maid, femme de chambre, femme fille, camarista, chef de cuisine, cordon bleu, cook, scullion, Cinderella, potwalloper, maid of all work, servant of all work, laundress, bedmaker, journeyman, charwoman, bearer, chokra, gyp (Cambridge), hamal, scout (Oxford), serf, vassal, slave, negro, helot, bondsman, bondswoman, bondslave, ame damnee, odalisque, ryot, adscriptus gleboe, villian, villein, beadsman, bedesman, sizar, pensioner, pensionary, client, dependant, dependent, hanger on, satellite, parasite, led captain, protege, ward, hireling, mercenary, puppet, tool, creature, badge of slavery, bonds, in the train of, in one's pay, in one's employ, at one's call, in bonds.


VB be subject, be at the mercy of, lie at the mercy of, depend upon, lean upon, hang upon, fall a prey to, fall under, play second fiddle, be a mere machine, be a puppet, be a football, not dare to say one's soul is his own, drag a chain, serve, obey, submit, break in, tame, subject, subjugate, master, tread down, tread under foot, weigh down, drag at one's chariot wheels, reduce to subjection, reduce to slavery, enthrall, inthrall, bethrall, enslave, lead captive, take into custody, rule, drive into a corner, hold at the sword's point, keep under, hold in bondage, hold in leading strings, hold in swaddling clothes.

N subjection, dependence, dependency, subordination, thrall, thralldom, thraldom, enthrallment, subjugation, bondage, serfdom, feudalism, feudality, vassalage, villenage, slavery, enslavement, involuntary servitude, conquest, service, servitude, servitorship, tendence, employ, tutelage, clientship, liability, constraint, oppression, yoke, submission, obedience, subject, dependent, subordinate, feudal, feudatory, in subjection to, under control, in leading strings, in harness, subjected, enslaved, constrained, downtrodden, overborne, overwhelmed, under the lash, on the hip, led by the nose, henpecked, the puppet of, the sport of, the plaything of, under one's orders, under one's command, under one's thumb, a slave to, at the mercy of, in the power of, in the hands of, in the clutches of, at the feet of, at one's beck and call, liable, parasitical, stipendiary, under, slaves - in a land of light and law.


N liability, liableness, possibility, contingency, susceptivity, susceptibility, exposure, liable, subject, in danger, open to, exposed to, obnoxious to, answerable, unexempt from, apt to, dependent on, incident to, contingent, incidental, possible, on the cards, within range of, at the mercy of.


N topic, subject of thought, material for thought, food for the mind, mental pabulum, subject, subject matter, matter, theme, noemata, topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, affair, matter in hand, argument, motion, resolution, head, chapter, case, point, proposition, theorem, field of inquiry, moot point, problem, thought of, uppermost in the mind, in petto, under consideration, in question, in the mind, on foot, on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, relative to.


N experiment, essay, analysis, screen, trial, tentative method, t=atonnement, verification, probation, experimentum crucis, proof, (demonstration), criterion, diagnostic, test, probe, crucial test, acid test, litmus test, crucible, reagent, check, touchstone, pix, assay, ordeal, ring, litmus paper, curcuma paper, turmeric paper, test tube, analytical instruments, empiricism, rule of thumb, feeler, trial balloon, pilot balloon, messenger balloon, pilot engine, scout, straw to show the wind, speculation, random shot, leap in the dark, analyzer, analyst, assayist, adventurer, experimenter, experimentist, experimentalist, scientist, engineer, technician, subject, experimentee, guinea pig, experimental animal, protocol, experimental method, blind experiment, double-blind experiment, controlled experiment, poll, survey, opinion poll, epidemiological survey, retrospective analysis, retrospective survey, prospective survey, prospective analysis, statistical analysis, literature search, library research, tryout, audition, discovery, measurement, evidence, deduction, induction, abduction, experimental, empirical, probative, probatory, probationary, provisional, analytic, docimastic, tentative, unverified, unproven, speculative, untested, on trial, under examination, on probation, under probation, on one's trial, on approval, check it out, give it a try, see how it goes, Run it up the flagpole and see who salutes.


N meaning, signification, significance, sense, expression, import, purport, force, drift, tenor, spirit, bearing, coloring, scope, substance, gist, essence, marrow, spirit, matter, subject, subject matter, argument, text, sum and substance, general meaning, broad meaning, substantial meaning, colloquial meaning, literal meaning, plain meaning, simple meaning, natural meaning, unstrained meaning, true meaning, honest meaning, &c 543 prima facie meaning, letter of the law, literally, after acceptation, synonym, implication, allusion, suggestion, figure of speech, acceptation, meaning, expressive, suggestive, allusive, significant, significative, significatory, pithy, full of meaning, pregnant with meaning, declaratory, intelligible, literal, synonymous, tantamount, implied, explicit, to that effect, that is to say.

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