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subject

 
Adjective subject has 3 senses
  1. subject - not exempt from tax; "the gift will be subject to taxation"
    Antonyms:
    nontaxable, exempt (indirect, via taxable)
  2. 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)
  3. 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
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
    Derived form: verb subject3
  7. 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
  8. subject - (logic) the first term of a proposition
    --8 is a kind of
    term
Verb subject has 4 senses
  1. subject - cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; "He subjected me to his awful poetry"; "The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills"; "People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation"
    --1 is one way to
    affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. subject - make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
    --2 is one way to
    submit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. subjugate, subject - make subservient; force to submit or subdue
    --3 is one way to dominate, master
    Derived forms: noun subject6, noun subjection1, noun subjection2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. submit, subject - refer for judgment or consideration; "She submitted a proposal to the agency"
    --4 is one way to refer
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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