Textual thesaurus for "subject"

(adj) dependent

being under the power or sovereignty of another or others

subject peoples; a dependent prince

(adj) capable, open

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

(noun) content, depicted object

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

(noun) topic, matter, issue

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

(noun) field, field of study, study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline

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

(noun) topic, theme

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

(noun) national

a person who owes allegiance to that nation

a monarch has a duty to his subjects

(noun) guinea pig, case

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

(verb) submit

refer for judgment or consideration

The lawyers submitted the material to the court

(verb) subjugate

make subservient; force to submit or subdue