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  • EN [ ˈsʌbdʒɪkt , səbˈdʒekt]
  • US [ ˈsʌbdʒɪkt , səbˈdʒekt]

English definition


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. 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"
  • 4. 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"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. a person who owes allegiance to that nation;

    • "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
  • 7. (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated

  • 8. (logic) the first term of a proposition


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. make accountable for;

    • "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
  • 3. make subservient; force to submit or subdue

  • 4. refer for judgment or consideration;

    • "She submitted a proposal to the agency"


  • 1. not exempt from tax;

    • "the gift will be subject to taxation"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. being under the power or sovereignty of another or others;

    • "subject peoples"
    • "a dependent prince"

Example sentences

  • I shall have to read up on this subject if I am to give a talk about it.

  • This area is subject to earthquakes.

  • The subject was handled in a gingerly way.

  • Let us cut the baloney on this subject.

  • No conjecture can be offered on the subject.

  • May I refer you back to my earlier remarks on this subject?

  • He has a superficial knowledge of this subject.

  • He did not seem at all interested in the subject.

  • The plan is subject to the manager's approval.

  • What you said is irrelevant to the subject.

  • The coverage of the subject in his botany text is inadequate.

  • I hope the textbook will provide a foothold for students of the subject.

  • History is silent on [ upon , about ] the subject.

  • The subject of the painting is very clear.

  • He dodged our questions by changing the subject.

  • He launched into a new subject last year.

  • He was — what is the phrase I'm looking for — not intimately acquainted with his subject.

  • The subject remains untouched upon.

  • I regret my ignorance on the subject.

  • A good teacher should be able to infect his students with his own keenness for his subject.

  • We didn't get to the core of the subject.

  • As long as your interests and mine were at variance I could give you no counsel on this subject.

  • The arms trade should be subject to rigorous controls.

  • The class separated into several smaller groups to talk about the subject.

  • His ideas cut across mine on the subject.

  • Men are subject to sudden changes of fortune as the moon is subject to the changes of being full and crescent, cloudy and clear.

  • Karl Marx's books about human nature exhausted this subject.

  • The subject may be viewed in various ways.

  • Your talk is a little aside from the subject of our disussion.

  • He expounded his views on the subject to me at great length.

Synonym discrimination

  • issue, subject, theme, topic

  • liable, apt, likely, prone, subject



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