Definitions English

  • Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of another or others: subject to the law.
  • Prone; disposed: a child who is subject to colds.
  • Likely to incur or receive; exposed: a directive subject to misinterpretation.
  • Contingent or dependent: a vacation subject to changing weather.
  • One who is under the rule of another or others, especially one who owes allegiance to a government or ruler.
  • One concerning which something is said or done: a subject of gossip.
  • Something that is treated or indicated in a work of art.
  • Music A theme of a composition, especially a fugue.
  • A course or area of study: Math is her best subject.
  • A basis for action; a cause.
  • One that experiences or is subjected to something: the subject of ridicule.
  • A person or animal that is the object of medical or scientific study: The experiment involved 12 subjects.
  • A corpse intended for anatomical study and dissection.
  • One who is under surveillance: The subject was observed leaving the scene of the murder.
  • Grammar The noun, noun phrase, or pronoun in a sentence or clause that denotes the doer of the action or what is described by the predicate.
  • Logic The term of a proposition about which something is affirmed or denied.
  • Philosophy The essential nature or substance of something as distinguished from its attributes.
  • Philosophy The mind or thinking part as distinguished from the object of thought.
  • To submit for consideration.
  • To submit to the authority of.
  • To expose to something: patients subjected to infection.
  • To cause to experience: subjected to extreme weather.
  • To subjugate; subdue.