subject mattersubject matter
Subject matter is what something is about.
An example of subject matter is a paper written about dogs.
Matter under consideration in a written work or speech; a theme.
subject matter - Legal Definition
Whatever is in dispute; the actual cause of the law suit; the issue about which a right or obligation has been asserted or denied.
- Several of these types of loan cancellation/deferment programs are available for teachers who commit to serving in low-income, subject-matter or teacher shortage areas.
- They involve an elaborate discussion, not only of Christian evidences, but of the entire subject-matter alike of Ethics and Metaphysics, of Philosophy as a whole, and of the philosophies of individual writers who have dealt in their different ways with the problems of existence and epistemology.
- "Difference in vocabulary may be partially explained (though only partially in this case) by difference of subject-matter and of date; but the use of particles is one of the most unfailing of literary tests.
- So far as the character, as distinguished from the provenance, of this subject-matter is concerned, it is largely of folk-lore origin, representing the working over of traditions, in some cases (as e.g.
- Present many points of resemblance with P, both in language and subject-matter, but on closer examination these points of contact are seen to be easily separable from the main body of the legislation.