be subject


be subject
index answer (be responsible), obey

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  • Subject — may refer to: *An area of interest, also called a topic meaning , thing you are talking or discussing about . It can also be termed as the area of discussion . See Lists of topics and Lists of basic topics. **An area of knowledge; **The focus of… …   Wikipedia

  • subject — n 1 *citizen, national Antonyms: sovereign 2 Subject, matter, subject matter, argument, topic, text, theme, motive, motif, leitmotiv can mean the basic idea or the principal object of thought or attention in a discourse or artistic composition.… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Subject — Sub*ject , n. [From L. subjectus, through an old form of F. sujet. See {Subject}, a.] 1. That which is placed under the authority, dominion, control, or influence of something else. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: One who is under the authority… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Subject-matter jurisdiction — is the authority of a court to hear cases of a particular type or cases relating to a specific subject matter. For instance, bankruptcy court has the authority to only hear bankruptcy cases.Subject matter jurisdiction must be distinguished from… …   Wikipedia

  • subject — [sub′jikt, sub′jekt΄; ] for v. [ səb jekt′] adj. [ME suget < OFr < L subjectus, pp. of subjicere, to place under, put under, subject < sub , under + jacere, to throw: see JET1] 1. under the authority or control of, or owing allegiance to …   English World dictionary

  • subject — sub·ject / səb ˌjekt/ n: the person upon whose life a life insurance policy is written and upon whose death the policy is payable: insured compare beneficiary b, policyholder Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • Subject-Subject Consciousness — Subject SUBJECT consciousness, a concept proposed by Harry Hay believed by Hay to be queer people s unique perspective on the world. Hay saw heterosexual society existing in a subject object dynamic; where men, who had the culturally acceptable… …   Wikipedia

  • subject matter jurisdiction — see jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. subject matter jurisdiction …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — 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

  • Subject of labor — is a concept in Marxist political economy that refers to everything to which man s labor is directed. (Institute of Economics of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., 1957) The subject of labor may be materials provided directly by nature like …   Wikipedia


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