usage: 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"
usage: a person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"
8. subject, term
usage: (logic) the first term of a proposition
1. subject, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
usage: 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"
2. subject, submit
usage: make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
3. subjugate, subject, dominate, master
usage: make subservient; force to submit or subdue
4. submit, subject, refer
usage: refer for judgment or consideration; "The lawyers submitted the material to the court"
usage: 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"