subject, topic, theme(noun)
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"
national, paper, content, topic, radical, composition, issue, motif, discipline, base, case, subject area, musical theme, matter, theme, root word, depicted object, study, stem, guinea pig, report, melodic theme, idea, subject field, root, field, field of study, bailiwick
subject, content, depicted object(noun)
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"
national, content, topic, mental object, issue, subject matter, discipline, case, subject area, matter, substance, theme, depicted object, study, guinea pig, contentedness, subject field, message, capacity, cognitive content, field, field of study, bailiwick
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick(noun)
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"
topic, sphere, field of study, case, champaign, written report, guinea pig, battlefield, theme, theater, subject area, survey, report, study, playing area, area, force field, theater of operations, flying field, theatre of operations, field of honor, bailiwick, sketch, field of view, depicted object, theatre, battleground, subject field, airfield, playing field, national, field of force, athletic field, field of operation, discipline, landing field, field of operations, domain, correction, line of business, issue, arena, field, cogitation, field of battle, orbit, matter, work, content, plain
topic, subject, issue, matter(noun)
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"
topic, effect, progeny, matter, field of study, issuing, case, government issue, issuance, takings, theme, consequence, take, thing, subject area, result, study, event, upshot, return, bailiwick, offspring, military issue, depicted object, egress, outlet, subject field, exit, national, discipline, number, yield, emergence, outcome, way out, affair, issue, payoff, field, proceeds, publication, content, guinea pig
(grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
subject, case, guinea pig(noun)
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"
topic, type, font, instance, field of study, pillow slip, case, eccentric, pillowcase, guinea pig, fount, casing, subject area, character, study, event, theme, bailiwick, cause, depicted object, shell, causa, subject field, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, discipline, example, face, showcase, vitrine, national, issue, display case, field, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, matter, lawsuit, content, suit
a person who owes allegiance to that nation
"a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
(logic) the first term of a proposition
capable, open, subject(adj)
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"
overt, unfastened, receptive, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, exposed, dependent, clear, open, candid, undecided, up to(p), loose, capable, assailable, unresolved, equal to(p), undetermined, able, adequate to(p), opened
being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
"subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
likely to be affected by something
"the bond is subject to taxation"; "he is subject to fits of depression"
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"
make accountable for
"He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
make subservient; force to submit or subdue
refer for judgment or consideration
"The lawyers submitted the material to the court"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To defeat an enemy is to gain an advantage for the time; to vanquish is to win a signal victory; to conquer is to overcome so effectually that the victory is regarded as final. Conquer, in many cases, carries the idea of possession; as, to conquer respect, affection, peace, etc. A country is conquered when its armies are defeated and its territory is occupied by the enemy; it may be subjected to indemnity or to various disabilities; it is subjugated when it is held helplessly and continuously under military control; it is subdued when all resistance has died out. An army is defeated when forcibly driven back; it is routed when it is converted into a mob of fugitives. Compare BEAT.
beat, checkmate, conquer, crush, defeat, discomfit, down, humble, master, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overthrow, prevail over, put down, reduce, rout, subdue, subjugate, surmount, vanquish, win, worst
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Participant, trial subject
How to use subject in a sentence?
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it.
This is a political act when the President is under investigation, when his White House counsel was described yesterday as being told that his national security adviser was subject to blackmail by the Russians, and they fired the Attorney General a few days later, now they fired the FBI director.
This President and his former secretary of state are for paying ransom for hostages, when you do that, you endanger even more Americans around the world to be the subject of this type of hostage taking and illegal detention.
Coined by climate activist Dan Bloom to capture an emergent literary genre dealing with life on Earth after it’s been ravaged by climate change, this [cli-fi] is fast becoming the most exciting and challenging subject area driving YA literature.
This is a difficult subject. We have the best intentions in running this course but it is a tough thing to discuss. We don't know what people have experienced before.
Translations for subject
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- رعية, فَاعِل, مَوْضُوع, دورةArabic
- подло́г, поданикBulgarian
- súbdit, matèria, subjecte, sotmetreCatalan, Valencian
- poddaný, podmět, předmětCzech
- subjekt, fag, emne, grundled, tema, borger, udsætteDanish
- Fach, Lehrfach, Gegenstand, Untertan, Betreff, Sache, Untertanin, Sujet, Schulfach, Subjekt, Unterrichtsfach, Studienfach, Thema, unterwerfenGerman
- αντικείμενο, υποτελής, προκείμενο, υποκείμενο, θέμα, υπήκοος, υπεξούσιος, υποκείμενος, υποβάλλωGreek
- studobjekto, subulo, subjekto, lernobjekto, temoEsperanto
- tema, curso, ramo, materia, súbdito, sujeto, asignatura, someterSpanish
- teema, aine, alam, alusEstonian
- موضوع, سوژهPersian
- aihe, aihealue, alamainen, subjekti, teema, aine, ala, pakottaa, painostaa, alistaaFinnish
- discipline, matière, sujet, soumettreFrench
- cuir, cuir duine faoi phróiseasIrish
- cùisear, cuspairScottish Gaelic
- suxeito, materia, someterGalician
- נוֹשֵׂא, נתיןHebrew
- téma, alany, tárgy, alattvalóHungarian
- yrkisefni, grein, efni, viðfangsefni, þegn, umræðuefni, námsgrein, frumlag, umtalsefni, fag, ná, valdi, yfirIcelandic
- sottomesso, soggetto, disciplina, assoggettato, corso, materia, suddito, sottomettere, assoggettareItalian
- 科目, 学科, 主語, 主題Japanese
- ប្រជានុរាស្ត្រ, ប្រធានវិស័យ, ប្រធានKhmer
- 신하, 백성, 주어, 주제, 학과, 과목Korean
- بابهت, بارهKurdish
- tāhuhu, tāhūMāori
- те́ма, пре́дмет, поданик, по́дмет, предмет, изложува, подложуваMacedonian
- onderdaan, onderwerp, vak, onderdane, vakgebied, onderwerpenDutch
- podmiot, poddany, poddana, przedmiot, tematPolish
- sujeito, matéria, súdito, disciplina, submeterPortuguese
- subiect, materie, temă, disciplinăRomanian
- по́дданный, предме́т, те́ма, подлежа́щее, субъе́кт, подве́ргнуть, подве́рженный, подверга́тьRussian
- пре́дмет, sùbjekt, prédmet, pódmet, по́дмет, су̀бјектSerbo-Croatian
- subjekt, ämne, föremål, utsättaSwedish
- somo, raiaSwahili
- పాఠ్యాంశము, కర్త, విషయముTelugu
- konu, ders, dal, özne, alanTurkish
- chủ đề, chủ ngữVietnamese
- reigäb, yegäd, jireigäb, hireigäb, subyetVolapük
- inhloko, isifundo, umenzi, isihlokoZulu
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