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subject

Part of speech: Noun

One who is under the power or control of another; one who owes allegiance to a monarch; as, the rights of subjects; that which is treated in writing, speaking, etc., or concerning which anything is said or done; topic; the word or word group in a sentence, denoting that of which anything is affirmed: distinguished from predicate, the thing affirmed.

Part of speech: Adjective

Being under the power or control of another; as, to be subject to a king; exposed; liable: with to; as, subject to temptation; subject to change.

Part of speech: Verb

To bring under power or control; to make subordinate or secondary; render liable; expose; as, to subject a person to unpleasantness; to cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to heat.

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