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1 subject /ˈsʌbʤɪkt/ noun
plural subjects
1 subject
/ˈsʌbʤɪkt/
noun
plural subjects
Learner's definition of SUBJECT
[count]
: the person or thing that is being discussed or described : topic
: an area of knowledge that is studied in school
: a person or thing that is being dealt with in a particular way + of
: someone or something that is shown in a photograph, painting, etc.
: a person or animal that is used in an experiment, study, etc.
grammar : a noun, noun phrase, or pronoun that performs the action of a verb in a sentence
compare object
: a person who lives in a country that is ruled by a king or queen : a citizen of a monarchy
2 subject /ˈsʌbʤɪkt/ adjective
2 subject
/ˈsʌbʤɪkt/
adjective
Learner's definition of SUBJECT

subject to

: affected by or possibly affected by (something)
: likely to do, have, or suffer from (something) : prone
: dependent on something else to happen or be true
3 subject /səbˈʤɛkt/ verb
subjects; subjected; subjecting
3 subject
/səbˈʤɛkt/
verb
subjects; subjected; subjecting
Learner's definition of SUBJECT

subject to

[phrasal verb]
subject (someone or something) to (something)
: to cause or force (someone or something) to experience (something harmful, unpleasant, etc.)
often used as (be) subjected to
: to bring (someone or something) under (your control or rule)

— subjection

/səbˈʤɛkʃən/ noun, formal [noncount]
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