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Another word for subject

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Adjective
  1. In a position of subordination

    See also:

    part

    over

  2. Tending to incur

    See also:

    likely

  3. Determined or to be determined by someone or something else

    See also:

    start

Noun
  1. A person owing loyalty to and entitled to the protection of a given state

      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nation:
      2. Of or relating to nationality:
      3. Of or maintained by the government of a nation:
      1. A person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a state or nation.
      2. A resident of a city or town, especially one entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there.
      3. A civilian.
  2. What a speech, piece of writing, or artistic work is about

      1. The subject of a speech, essay, thesis, or discourse.
      2. A subject of discussion or conversation.
      3. A subdivision of a theme, thesis, or outline.
      1. A topic of discourse or discussion.
      2. A subject of artistic representation.
      3. An implicit or recurrent idea; a motif:
      1. The original words of something written or printed, as opposed to a paraphrase, translation, revision, or condensation.
      2. The words of a speech appearing in print.
      3. Words, as of a libretto, that are set to music in a composition.
      1. Matter under consideration in a written work or speech; a theme.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance.
      2. A type of such substance:
      3. Discharge or waste, such as pus or feces, from a living organism.
      1. A discussion in which disagreement is expressed; a debate.
      2. A quarrel; a dispute.
      3. A reason or matter for dispute or contention:
    See also:

    meaning

  3. A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest

      1. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
      2. A handbag; a purse.
      3. A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel.
      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. An area of land; a region.
      2. The land and waters under the jurisdiction of a government.
      3. A political subdivision of a country.
      1. An area of land; ground:
      2. A particular geographic area; a region:
      3. The surface features of an area of land; topography:
      1. Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.
      2. The place where an action or event occurs:
      3. The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. A broad, level, open expanse of land.
      2. A meadow:
      3. A cultivated expanse of land, especially one devoted to a particular crop:
      1. A territory over which rule or control is exercised.
      2. A sphere of activity, influence, or knowledge:
      3. The set of all possible values of an independent variable of a function.
      1. A principal administrative division of a government:
      2. A division of a business specializing in a particular product or service:
      3. A division of a school or college dealing with a particular field of knowledge:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
      1. A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority.
      2. The office or district of a bailiff.
      1. An enclosed area for the presentation of sports events and spectacles.
      2. A building housing such an area.
      3. A place or scene where forces contend or events unfold:
      1. A roughly bounded part of the space on a surface; a region:
      2. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      3. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
    See also:

    territory

Verb
  1. To lay open, as to something undesirable or injurious

      1. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
      2. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
      3. To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm:
  2. To make subservient or subordinate

    See also:

    free

Another word for subject

Modifier
  1. Under rule

Noun
  1. Matter for discussion

  2. A title

      1. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      2. A body or collection of such stories.
      3. One that inspires legends or achieves legendary fame:
      1. A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a photograph.
      2. A series of words superimposed on the bottom of television or motion picture frames that communicate dialogue to the hearing-impaired or translate foreign dialogue.
      3. A title or heading, as of a document or article.
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
  3. One owing allegiance

      1. A person who held land from a feudal lord and received protection in return for homage and allegiance.
      2. A bondman; a slave.
      3. A subordinate or dependent.
      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nation:
      2. Of or relating to nationality:
      3. Of or maintained by the government of a nation:
      1. A person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a state or nation.
      2. A resident of a city or town, especially one entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there.
      3. A civilian.
Verb

Synonym Study

  • Text is specifically applied to a Biblical passage chosen as the subject of a sermon
  • A topic is a subject of common interest selected for individual treatment, as in an essay, or for discussion by a group of persons baseball is their favorite topic of conversation
  • A theme is a subject developed or elaborated upon in a literary or artistic work, or one that constitutes the underlying motif of the work a novel with a social theme
  • Subject is the general word for whatever is dealt with in discussion, study, writing, art, etc. math is her favorite subject, her son is a frequent subject in her paintings