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Definition of Subjects

Subject
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. 2. Specifically: One who is under the authority of a ruler and is governed by his laws; one who owes allegiance to a sovereign or a sovereign state; as, a subject of Queen Victoria; a British subject; a subject of the United States. Was never subject longed to be a king, As I do long and wish to be a subject. --Shak. The subject must obey his prince, because God commands it, human laws require it. --Swift. Note: In international law, the term subject is convertible with citizen. 3. That which is subjected, or submitted to, any physical operation or process; specifically (Anat.), a dead body used for the purpose of dissection.
Subject
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; sub under + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.] 1. Placed or situated under; lying below, or in a lower situation. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. Placed under the power of another; specifically (International Law), owing allegiance to a particular sovereign or state; as, Jamaica is subject to Great Britain. Esau was never subject to Jacob. --Locke. 3. Exposed; liable; prone; disposed; as, a country subject to extreme heat; men subject to temptation. All human things are subject to decay. --Dryden. 4. Obedient; submissive. Put them in mind to be subject to principalities. --Titus iii. 1. Syn: Liable; subordinate; inferior; obnoxious; exposed. See Liable.
Subject
Subject Sub*ject", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subjected; p. pr. & vb. n. Subjecting.] 1. To bring under control, power, or dominion; to make subject; to subordinate; to subdue. Firmness of mind that subjects every gratification of sense to the rule of right reason. --C. Middleton. In one short view subjected to our eye, Gods, emperors, heroes, sages, beauties, lie. --Pope. He is the most subjected, the most ?nslaved, who is so in his understanding. --Locke. 2. To expose; to make obnoxious or liable; as, credulity subjects a person to impositions. 3. To submit; to make accountable. God is not bound to subject his ways of operation to the scrutiny of our thoughts. --Locke. 4. To make subservient. Subjected to his service angel wings. --Milton. 5. To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject a person to a rigid test.

Meaning of Subjects from wikipedia

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