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|part of speech:
||the thing that is written or spoken about.
The subject of the book was politics in America.Every time I try to talk to Nina about her boyfriend, she changes the subject.
||a noun or noun phrase that is one of the main parts of a sentence. The subject performs the action of the verb or is in the state that the verb phrase describes. "The dog" is the subject in the sentence "The dog bit the boy."
||citizen, class, issue
||subjectable (adj.), subjectability (n.), subjection (n.)
The word subject
contains the following parts:
that means under, after
More about this word part:
The prefix sub-
was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as subjugate
. It is also used in the formation of English words such as subway
. It has multiple forms, as the 'b' sound in sub-
assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms suc-
, and su-
- hyp-, hypo-, under-
- super-, supra-, hyper-
ject, jet, jac
that means throw; lie