Synonyms of subject in English:

subject


See definition of subject

noun

1‘the structure of the economy is the subject of this chapter’

SYNONYMS

theme, subject matter, topic, issue, question, concern, text, thesis, content, point, motif, thread

substance, essence, gist, matter

2‘there were cuts in funding for popular university subjects’

SYNONYMS

branch of knowledge, branch of study, course of study, course, discipline, field, area, specialism, speciality, specialty

3‘six subjects did trials of the short-term memory tasks’

SYNONYMS

participant, volunteer

case, client, patient

informal guinea pig

4‘Australians were simultaneously citizens and British subjects until 1984’

SYNONYMS

citizen, national, native, resident, inhabitant

taxpayer, voter

5‘Santerre is a loyal subject of the king’

SYNONYMS

liege, liegeman, vassal, subordinate, underling

henchman, retainer, follower


verb

1‘they have been subjected to physical violence’

SYNONYMS

put through, treat with

expose to, lay open to, submit to


Phrases

    subject to

      1‘the position is subject to budgetary approval’

      SYNONYMS

      conditional on, contingent on, dependent on, depending on, controlled by

      hingeing on, resting on, hanging on

      2‘horses are subject to a cough resembling the human common cold’

      SYNONYMS

      susceptible to, liable to, prone to, vulnerable to, predisposed to, disposed to, apt to suffer from, likely to suffer from, easily affected by, in danger of, at risk of, open to, wide open to

      rare

      susceptive of

      ANTONYMS

      resistant

      3‘most people were subject to authority for a large part of their lives’

      SYNONYMS

      bound by, constrained by, answerable to, accountable to, liable to, under the control of, at the mercy of