Likely to be affected by or experience something. (adjective)
Conditional upon. (adjective)
In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same. (noun)
The main topic of a paper, work of art, discussion, etc. (noun)
A particular area of study. (noun)
A citizen in a monarchy. (noun)
A person ruled over by another, especially a monarch or state authority. (noun)
The main theme or melody, especially in a fugue. (noun)
To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted. (verb)
Examples of word subject
-- _Write five interrogative sentences, using the first word below as a subject; the second as a subject and then as a modifier of the subject; the third as a subject and then as a modifier of the subject_: --
Knowing the anxiety that will be felt on this subject, though we doubt if the future King can be called _a subject_ at all, we have collected the following exclusive particulars: --
Mr. Garnett having inquired what subject Butler and Jones would take up when they had finished Narcissus, Butler said that they might write an oratorio on some sacred subject; and when Garnett asked whether they had anything in particular in mind, he replied that they were thinking of The Woman Taken in Adultery.
Note that this changes the return value in an array where every element is an array consisting of the matched string at index 0 and its string offset into $subject at index 1. offset: Normally, the search starts from the beginning of the subject string.
If matches are found, the new subject will be returned, otherwise $subject will be returned unchanged. pattern: The pattern to search for, as a string or an array with strings. callback: A callback that will be called and passed an array of matched elements in the $subject string.