Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun subject

8 senses of subject

Sense 1
subject, 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")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
subject, 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")
       => thing -- (a separate and self-contained entity)

Sense 3
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (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")
       => knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain -- (the content of a particular field of knowledge)

Sense 4
topic, subject, issue, matter -- (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")
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Sense 5
subject -- ((grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated)
       => constituent, grammatical constituent -- ((grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction)

Sense 6
subject, case, guinea pig -- (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")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 7
national, subject -- (a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 8
subject -- ((logic) the first term of a proposition)
       => term -- (one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb subject

4 senses of subject

Sense 1
subject -- (cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; "He subjected me to his awful poetry"; "The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills"; "People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation")
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Sense 2
subject -- (make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors")
       => submit -- (yield to the control of another)

Sense 3
subjugate, subject -- (make subservient; force to submit or subdue)
       => dominate, master -- (have dominance or the power to defeat over; "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems")

Sense 4
submit, subject -- (refer for judgment or consideration; "The lawyers submitted the material to the court")
       => refer -- (send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee")

Antonyms of adj subject

3 senses of subject

Sense 1
capable, open, subject -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA susceptible) -> unsusceptible, insusceptible -- (not susceptible to)

Sense 2
subject, dependent -- (being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince")

INDIRECT (VIA subordinate) -> insubordinate -- (not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate behavior"; "insubordinate boys")

Sense 3
subject -- (likely to be affected by something; "the bond is subject to taxation"; "he is subject to fits of depression")

INDIRECT (VIA affected) -> unaffected -- (undergoing no change when acted upon; "entirely unaffected by each other's writings"; "fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment")

Similarity of adj subject

3 senses of subject

Sense 1
capable, open, subject -- (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")
       => susceptible (vs. unsusceptible) -- ((often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof")

Sense 2
subject, dependent -- (being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince")
       => subordinate (vs. insubordinate) -- (subject or submissive to authority or the control of another; "a subordinate kingdom")

Sense 3
subject -- (likely to be affected by something; "the bond is subject to taxation"; "he is subject to fits of depression")
       => affected (vs. unaffected) -- (acted upon; influenced)

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