Definition of subject:

part of speech: verb

To bring under; to subdue; to expose; to make liable; to put under or within the power of; to enslave; to cause to undergo.

part of speech: noun

One who owes allegiance to a sovereign; one who lives under the dominion of another; that which is treated or handled in speaking, writing, art, & c.; materials; matter; a dead body for dissection; the theme; the topic; the hero of a piece; in logic and gram., that part of a proposition concerning which anything is affirmed or denied.

part of speech: adjective

Being or living under the power or dominion of another; exposed; liable, either from extraneous or inherent causes; obedient; tributary.

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