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Synonyms for (noun) subject

Synonyms: subject, content, depicted object Definition: something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation Usage: a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

Similar words: thing Definition: a separate and self-contained entity

Synonyms: topic, subject, matter, issue Definition: some situation or event that is thought about Usage: he kept drifting off the topic; he had been thinking about the subject for several years; it is a matter for the police

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, discipline Definition: a branch of knowledge Usage: in what discipline is his doctorate?; teachers should be well trained in their subject; anthropology is the study of human beings

Similar words: domain, knowledge base, knowledge domain Definition: the content of a particular field of knowledge

Synonyms: subject Definition: (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated

Similar words: constituent, grammatical constituent Definition: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction

Synonyms: subject Definition: (logic) the first term of a proposition

Similar words: term Definition: one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition Usage: the major term of a syllogism must occur twice

Synonyms: subject, topic, theme Definition: the subject matter of a conversation or discussion Usage: he didn't want to discuss that subject; it was a very sensitive topic; his letters were always on the theme of love

Similar words: subject matter, substance, message, content Definition: what a communication that is about something is about

Synonyms: national, subject Definition: a person who owes allegiance to that nation Usage: a monarch has a duty to his subjects

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: subject, guinea pig, case Definition: a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation Usage: the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly; the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (verb) subject

Synonyms: subject, submit Definition: refer for judgment or consideration Usage: The lawyers submitted the material to the court

Similar words: refer Definition: send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision Usage: refer a patient to a specialist; refer a bill to a committee

Synonyms: subject Definition: make accountable for Usage: He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors

Similar words: submit Definition: yield to the control of another

Synonyms: subject Definition: cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to Usage: He subjected me to his awful poetry; The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills; People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: subject, subjugate Definition: make subservient; force to submit or subdue

Similar words: master, dominate Definition: have dominance or the power to defeat over Usage: Her pain completely mastered her; The methods can master the problems

Synonyms for (adjective) subject

Synonyms: subject Definition: likely to be affected by something Usage: the bond is subject to taxation; he is subject to fits of depression

Similar words: affected Definition: acted upon; influenced

Synonyms: dependent, subject Definition: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others Usage: subject peoples; a dependent prince

Similar words: subordinate Definition: subject or submissive to authority or the control of another Usage: a subordinate kingdom

Synonyms: subject, capable, open Definition: possibly accepting or permitting Usage: 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

Similar words: susceptible Definition: (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of Usage: susceptible to colds; susceptible of proof