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Noun
/ˈsəbjəkt/,
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subjects, plural;
  1. A person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt with
    • - I've said all there is to be said on the subject
    • - he's the subject of a major new biography
  2. A person or circumstance giving rise to a specified feeling, response, or action
    • - the incident was the subject of international condemnation
  3. A noun phrase functioning as one of the main components of a clause, being the element about which the rest of the clause is predicated

  4. The part of a proposition about which a statement is made

  5. A theme of a fugue or of a piece in sonata form; a leading phrase or motif

  6. A person who is the focus of scientific or medical attention or experiment

  7. A branch of knowledge studied or taught in a school, college, or university

  8. A citizen or member of a state other than its supreme ruler

  9. A thinking or feeling entity; the conscious mind; the ego, esp. as opposed to anything external to the mind

  10. The central substance or core of a thing as opposed to its attributes


  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"
  2. (subject) capable: 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. 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"
  4. (subject) being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
  5. (subject) make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
  6. (subject) 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"
  7. In computer programming within the subject-oriented programming paradigm, subjects are a way to separate concerns. For example, in a Shape class with two methods Draw and Move, each method would be considered a subject.
  8. (Subject (access control)) Access control is a system which enables an authority to control access to areas and resources in a given physical facility or computer-based information system. ...
  9. (Subject (album)) Subject is R&B singer Dwele's 2003 debut album, released on Virgin Records.
  10. (Subject (music)) When a musical motif, phrase or theme is elaborated or developed in the course of any work, as occurs, for instance, in a Fugue or Sonata, such a theme is referred to as a subject.
  11. (The subject) In philosophy, a subject is a being that has subjective experiences, subjective consciousness or a relationship with another entity (or "object"). A subject is an observer and an object is a thing observed. ...
  12. (subject) In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same; The main topic of a paper, work of art, discussion, etc; A particular area of study; A citizen in a monarchy ...
  13. (subject) The entity (such as a person, organization, or router) identified by a certificate. In particular, the subject field of a certificate contains the certified entity's subject name and other characteristics.
  14. (Subject) in a descriptive style of art, this refers to the persons or things represented, as well as the artist’s experience(s) that serve as inspiration. ...
  15. (Subject) Short for the property being appraised -- the "subject property."
  16. (SUBJECT) what a book or article is about; the topic
  17. (Subject) Every sentence contains (or implies) two parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject is the main noun (or equivalent) in a sentence about which something is said.
  18. (Subject) a human who participates in an investigation, either as a recipient of the investigational new drug or as a control. A subject may be a healthy human or a patient with a disease.
  19. (Subject) An active entity, generally in the form of a person, process, or device that causes information to flow among objects or changes the system state. Technically, a process/domain pair.
  20. (subject) the person or thing that causes the action of the verb:
  21. (Subject) A person, event or thing being investigated.
  22. (SUBJECT) a person participating in a research study.
  23. (Subject) The person, item or specific thing being photographed.
  24. (Subject) The most important object in a photograph – a person, an animal, a plant, a mountain etc. While the subject should be the focus of the photograph, other objects can be included to add accent and interest. ...
  25. (Subject) freebsd mutt(-devel) port, ncurses vs. slang