That of which anything is affirmed or predicated; the theme of a proposition or discourse; that which is spoken of; as, the nominative case is the subject of the verb.
The principal theme, or leading thought or phrase, on which a composition or a movement is based.
To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject a person to a rigid test.
In a descriptive style of art, this refers to the persons or things represented, as well as the artist's experience(s) that serve as inspiration. In abstract or nonobjective art, subject refers to the visual signs employed by the artist and may have little to do with things experienced in the natural world.
This refers to the primary academic subject or topic for a course and is often linked to the name of an academic department or degree. The course subject is the prefix for a course (e.g., FCS) and is followed by the course number (e.g., 3220).
names the topic, person or thing which is connected with the verb eg: Your friend drives very fast.
In English, the subject of a sentence is often the topic of that sentence, about which the rest of the sentence has something to say. You can find the subject by first finding the finite verb and then asking 'Who or what VERB rest of sentence? The answer is the subject. E.g. The clever student got a first for her essay. Who or what got a first for her essay? Answer: the clever student. The subject is often a noun phrase (qv) but can be other types of phrases, such as a clause, e.g.: For John to win the prize would be fantastic. The subject shows agreement with the verb: I love, but: she loves. Some subjects are more or less meaningless, as in It is raining. There's a guy in my group.
a party asserted to have failed to comply with the Code, such as a government official or tenure holder. (Note that not all government agencies can be subjects, only those with authority in Parts 3 - 6 of the Code.)
Of the three parts of a statement, the subject is one of the two things related by the predicate. Often, it indicates the thing being described, such as a car whos color and length are being given. See also: object, predicate
Each programme of study and each qualification awarded is in a named subject or subjects which describe, in general terms, the academic area(s) of study to be undertaken.
The Dublin Core element used to designate the topic of the resource. The element may use controlled vocabularies or keywords or phrases that describe the subject or content of the resource. See also section 4 of the Dublin Core Users Guide.
The specific property being appraised or analyzed. Substitution, Principle of An economic principle which asserts that a prudent buyer is not likely to pay more something than the cost of acquiring something else of equal utility.
part of a sentence that tells what or whom the sentence is about.
A basic grammatical division of a sentence. The subject is a noun or noun substitute about which something is asserted or asked in the predicate. It usually precedes the predicate. (In imperative sentences subjects are implied, not stated.) The complete s
the noun, noun phrase, or pronoun in a sentence or clause that denotes the doer of the action or what is described by the predicate.
the noun or pronoun that, with all of its modifiers, immediately precedes the verb
A term or phrase that describes the main content of a work.
A person who is undergoing hypnosis.
the constituent of an active sentence most typically associated with the `doer' or `undergoer' of an action. The verb agrees with the subject in person and number in English.
in grammar, the noun or noun equivalent about which something is predicated; that part of a clause with which the verb agrees: e.g., They swim every day when the pool is open.
The Subject (S) is the Noun Phrase of the sentence alongside the Verb Phrase in its structure, John likes biscuits, compulsory in non-pro-drop languages in the actual sentence but may be omitted in pro-drop languages; it often acts as the ‘agent of the action'.
The thing in the sentence that is being discussed. Usually a noun or a noun phrase. example: The butterfly had a short but beautiful existence.
the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; "he didn't want to discuss that subject"; "it was a very sensitive topic"; "his letters were always on the theme of love"
some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
(grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
a broad area of interest from which a more specific topic can be chosen
a category or topic assigned to a book or article when it is placed in a database all of the above none of the above
a name for a member of a given group of individuals (a set ) and a predicate is a relation on this group
a noun in the nominative case
a noun optionally preceded by a determiner
a noun or pronoun that is doing the action in a sentence
a person or thing to be evaluated
a word which does an action and usually comes before the verb, and an object is a word that receives an action and usually comes after the verb
It is one of two main components of a sentence. A subject could be a noun (dog), proper noun (Alex), pronouns, or phrases used as nouns.
The word or words in a sentence about which something is said. Children read. Friends and neighbours stopped by to offer help after the event.
Who or what is doing the action that the verb describes, as in "she is running" or "my grandfather is old."
the part of a sentence that indicates what acts upon the verb. It is always a noun, pronoun, or noun clause. For example, "explaining grammar" is the subject of the sentence "Explaining grammar is one of my favorite activities". In both English and Welsh, it must agree in person and number with the main verb of the sentence. Other than that, it can be as disagreeable as it wants.
An area of study or learning covering a single topic, such as the subject of chemistry, or economics, or French literature.
the person or thing that 'does' the action described by the verb in a sentence (e.g. 'Cows produce milk.', the subject of this sentence is 'cows')
What an article, book, painting, or other work is about; the main topic or theme which a work addresses, whether explicitly stated in the title or not. In libraries, books and other materials are assigned one or more subject headings to help users find information. Books in the Seeley G. Mudd Library are assigned Library of Congress Subject Headings; indexes may use different systems of subject classification.
or topic, keyword
In semantic terms, traditionally, an element of a sentence which performs the action of the verb (though this definition is problematic). Syntactically, in English and Spanish, the subject is the element with which the verb agrees in person and number.
in a work of fine art refers to the person or thing depicted in it: a human figure, portrait, animal, or abstract form.
A unit of study on a specific topic, provided by a faculty, school or department. A series of subjects make up a course program. A subject usually runs over one or two semesters.
the topic of the poem; what the poem is about
A term, name, or phrase used as an access point in a catalog or index which is arranged by topic. Generally, any particular index will use a standardized set of subject headings, which improves search precision once the user determines the "approved" headings being used for their topic.
It is a noun group and it always refers to the person or thing that does the action indicated by the verb, or that is in the state indicated by the verb. E.g. He brings in new technology to this Centre.
The main idea of your writing. There can be a subject in a sentence, paragraph, an essay or a book.
The person or thing doing the action in a sentence is the subject. This can be either a noun or a pronoun.
what a book or article is about; the topic
The noun or pronoun that indicates what a sentence is about, and which the principal verb of a sentence elaborates. The new Steven Spielberg movie is a box office hit.
A unit of study developed on a particular topic which makes up a program provided by a faculty, school or department of a university.
The main topic in a piece of writing. There can be a subject in a sentence, paragraph, an essay or a book.
The topic that is the main focus of the content of a library resource.
An object of study. Also called topic. A subject may be a person or a group of persons, thing, place, process, activity, abstraction or any combination of these. In the Dewey Decimal Classification, subjects are arranged by disciplines. A subject is often studied in more than one discipline, e.g., marriage is studied in several disciplines such as ethics, religion, sociology and law. See also Discipline.
The topic classification(s) that best describe the question. The scheme for this categorization was developed by the Roper Center and contains over 100 subject categories.
a (noun in a) particular case category in this language
The person or thing which the sentence is about.
(1) the concrete and literal description of what a story is about; (2) the general or specific area of concern of a poem - also called topic; (3) also used in fiction commentary to denote a character whose inner thoughts and feelings are recounted.
The topic of a given proposition or the entity performing the action of the verb--e.g., in John kissed Mary, (John) is the subject of the sentence.
This word can profitably be dropped, so long as subjects are presented as in themselves objects. Subject was object in Greece and remains unclarified today. Might be properly used, perhaps, in the sense of "topic" as "subjectmatter undergoing inquiry," in differentiation from "object" as "subjectmatter determined by inquiry."
(1) The principal object (person, animal, thing) in a photograph or being photographed. (2) A theme or topic in photography. (3) The most essential object in a photograph, without which the photograph's purpose or meaning would be unclear.
A person, either a healthy, normal volunteer or a medical patient, who will undergo TMS stimulation for medical research purposes.
Subjects can often be described as the constituent that performs the action described by the Predicate, e.g. John kicked the ball. The Predicate is kicked the ball and John performs this action; so John is the Subject of this sentence. See also
A semester-long series of classes or courses on one topic aboard The Scholar Ship.
A topic of the content of the resource
The subject of a sentence expresses who or what, performs the action of the verb (in the active), or receives the action of the verb (in the passive voice). The new teacher from Iowa quickly gained his students' respect.
the topic, issue, area of knowledge or main theme.
The person or thing â€˜doingâ€™ the verb (who)
Sujet The topic of the content of the resource. Typically, a Subject will be expressed as keywords, key phrases or classification codes that describe a topic of the resource. It is mandatory in the Government of Canada, to select a value from a controlled vocabulary or formal classification scheme such as a thesaurus which is recognized by the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative or registered with the National Library of Canada and to explicitly identify the scheme. Source: Common Look and Feel Metadata Standard Definitions and HTML Examples
Every sentence contains (or implies) two parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject is the main noun (or equivalent) in a sentence about which something is said.
A name of a class or topic of study
r Betreff (Betr.), s Thema (topic)
The subject of a sentence is one of the two main constituents of a sentence, the other being the predicate. In English, subjects govern agreement on the verb or auxiliary verb that carries the main tense of the sentence, as exemplified by the difference in verb forms between he eats and they eat.