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Adjective subject has 3 senses
- subject - not exempt from tax; "the gift will be subject to taxation"
Antonyms: nontaxable, exempt (indirect, via taxable)
- 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"
Antonyms: unsusceptible, insusceptible (indirect, via susceptible)
- subject, dependent - being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
Antonym: insubordinate (indirect, via subordinate)
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"
--1 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
--1 has particulars: bone of contention; precedent; question, head; keynote
- 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"
--2 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
--2 has particulars: blind spot; res judicata, res adjudicata; area
- discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge - 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"
--3 is a kind of knowledge domain, knowledge base
--3 has particulars:
| ||occultism; communications, communication theory; major; frontier; allometry; bibliotics; ology; science, scientific discipline; architecture; engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology; futurology, futuristics; humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts; theology, divinity; military science; numerology; protology; theogony|
- 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"
--4 is a kind of thing
--4 is a part of scene, view
- 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"
--5 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
- national, subject - a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
--6 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--6 is a member of nation, land, country, a people
--6 has particulars: citizen; compatriot; patriot, nationalist
- subject - (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
--7 is a kind of constituent, grammatical constituent
- subject - (logic) the first term of a proposition
--8 is a kind of term