be subject
index answer (be responsible), obey

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • subject to sth — ► likely to have or experience a particular thing, especially something unpleasant: be subject to a charge/fee/tariff »You may be subject to additional bank charges for currency conversion. »The company could be subject to a hostile takeover.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Subject-to — is a way of purchasing property when there is an existing lien (i.e., Mortgage, Deed of Trust). It is defined as: Acquiring ownership to a property from a seller without paying off the existing liens secured against the property. It is a way of… …   Wikipedia

  • Subject — Sub*ject , a. [OE. suget, OF. souzget, sougit (in which the first part is L. subtus below, fr. sub under), subgiet, subject, F. sujet, from L. subjectus lying under, subjected, p. p. of subjicere, subicere, to throw, lay, place, or bring under;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • be a ball of fortune — be a victim of circumstance, be subject to chance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subject — I adj. (cannot stand alone) subject to (subject to change) II n. topic, theme 1) to bring up, broach; pursue; tackle a subject 2) to address, cover, deal with, discuss, take up, treat a subject 3) to dwell on; exhaust; go into a subject 4) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • subject — ♦♦ subjects, subjecting, subjected (The noun and adjective are pronounced [[t]sʌ̱bʤɪkt[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]səbʤe̱kt[/t]].) 1) N COUNT The subject of something such as a conversation, letter, or book is the thing that is being… …   English dictionary

  • subject — sub|ject1 W2S2 [ˈsʌbdʒıkt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(thing talked about)¦ 2¦(at school)¦ 3¦(in art)¦ 4¦(in a test)¦ 5¦(grammar)¦ 6¦(citizen)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin subjectus, from subicere …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Subject — Refers to a bid or offer that cannot be executed without confirmation from the customer. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * subject sub‧ject [ˈsʌbdʒɪkt] adjective 1. subject to used to say that something is affected, or can be affected,… …   Financial and business terms

  • subject — Refers to a bid or offer that cannot be executed without confirmation from the customer. In other words, not firm, but a bid/ offer that needs additional information/confirmation before becoming firm and is therefore still negotiable. Bloomberg… …   Financial and business terms

  • subject to — {adj. phr.} 1. Under the government or control of; in the power of. * /The English colonies in America were subject to the English king./ * /The principal and the teachers of a school are subject to the school board./ 2. Likely to get or have;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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