Dictionary definition for: Subject
2. (v) 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"
3. (s) 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"
10. (n) something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; "a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject"
11. (n) 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"
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