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[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
[n] (logic) the first term of a proposition
[n] 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"
[n] a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
[n] 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"
[adj] being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
[v] make liable; "This action may subject you to certain penalties"
[v] make vulnerable or liable to; "People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation"
[v] make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
[v] cause to experience or suffer; "He subjected me to his awful poetry"; "The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills"
[v] make subservient; force to submit


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