An example of subject is leaving someone in the room with another person who won't stop talking.
An example of subject is having to obey rules.
An example of subject is a child who tends to throw fits when they don't get their way.
An example of subject is a person living in England being under the authority of the queen.
A vacation subject to changing weather.
An example of subject is a class about US History.
An example of subject is a series of paintings featuring trees.
Subject to the law.
A child who is subject to colds.
Math is her best subject.
Peoples that subjected themselves to the emperor.
Subject to fits of anger.
Subject to censure.
Subject to your approval.
To subject oneself to the contempt of others.
To subject someone to interrogation, subject a new drug to rigorous testing.
A plan subjected for approval.
A country subject to extreme heat.
Menu listings and prices are subject to change.
He's subject to sneezing fits.
The local board sets local policy, subject to approval from the State Board.
In the sentence "˜The mouse is eaten by the cat in the kitchen.', "˜The mouse' is the subject, "˜the cat' being the agent.
Her favorite subject is physics.
A directive subject to misinterpretation.
Suspects subjected to interrogation; rocks subjected to intense pressure.
Origin of subject
- Middle English from Old French from Latin subiectus from past participle of sūbicere to subject sub- sub- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English subget, from Old French suget, from Latin subiectus (“lying under or near, adjacent, also subject, exposed"), as a noun, subiectus (“a subject, an inferior"), subiectum (“the subject of a proposition"), past participle of subiciÅ (“throw, lay, place"), from sub (“under, at the foot of") + iaciÅ (“throw, hurl").