subject


subject
I

adj. (cannot stand alone) subject to (subject to change)

II
n.
topic, theme

1) to bring up, broach; pursue; tackle a subject

2) to address, cover, deal with, discuss, take up, treat a subject

3) to dwell on; exhaust; go into a subject

4) to avoid; drop a subject

5) to change the subject

6) an appropriate, suitable; delicate, ticklish; favorite; inappropriate; pleasant; unpleasant; thorny subject

7) a subject comes up (for discussion)

8) a subject for (a subject for debate)

9) on a subject (we have nothing to say on that subject)

course of study

10) to study, tackle, take, take up a subject

11) to master a subject

12) an elective (AE), optional (BE); required subject

13) a major (AE), main (BE); minor (AE), secondary (BE) subject

noun, noun phrase in a clause

14) a compound; grammatical; impersonal; logical; simple subject

citizen of a monarchy

(esp. BE)

15) a British; loyal; naturalized subject

III

v. (d; tr.) to subject to (to subject smb. to torture)

* * *
['sʌbdʒɪkt]
deal with
delicate
drop a subject
exhaust
go into a subject
grammatical
impersonal
naturalized subject
pursue
required subject
secondary (BE) subject
simple subject
tackle a subject
take up a subject
thorny subject
ticklish
treat a subject
minor (AE)
main (BE)
optional (BE)
['citizen of a monarchy'] (esp. BE) a British
['course of study'] to study
['noun, noun phrase in a clause'] a compound
['topic, theme'] to bring up
an appropriate
to address
to avoid
to change the subject
to dwell on
to master a subject
a major (AE)
an elective (AE)
a subject for (a subject for debate)
a subject comes up (for discussion)
(d; tr.) to subject to (to subject smb. to torture)
on a subject (we have nothing to say on that subject)
(cannot stand alone) subject to (subject to change)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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