Subject may refer to:
*An area of interest, also called a "
topic" meaning ,"thing you are talking or discussing about ."It can also be termed as the area of discussion . "See Lists of topicsand Lists of basic topics."
**An area of
**The focus of a course of study or of a class at school;
**The focus of a field of study;
subject (grammar), one of two main constituents of a sentence.
subject case, grammatical case for a noun (nominative case);
subject (philosophy), being which has experiences or a relationship with another entity or "object".
*The "subiectum" or "
hypokeimenon" in philosophical idealism.
research subject, organism (human or otherwise) that is observed for purposes of research;
human subject research(HSR), use of human beings as research subjects;
subject-expectancy effect, in science experiments, bias by subjects toward the expected results;
*What a discourse or a document is about (See
*A person or entity ruled over by another, especially a
monarchor state authority:
autocracy, a serfin feudalsociety;
British subject, term concerning British nationality;
citizenof a nation where there is no separate legal definition of "subject";
subject of the state, person who did not qualify for full citizenship in Nazi Germany;
federal subject, the basic subdivision of the Russian Federation. Each federal subject is a constituent region of the federation.
subject of international law, nations and organizations that participate in the "law of nations".
Subject may also be:
*An element in the method of modeling information called
Resource Description Framework
Subject heading, standardized set of subject headings for use in bibliographic records
subject of labor, concept in Marxist political economy that refers to "everything to which man's labor is directed."
subject term, essence of the topic of a document (also index term or descriptor) in Information Retrieval
subjects (programming), core elements in the subject-oriented programming paradigm
*In music, the first melodic fragment of a
Subject (album), 2003 debut album by R&B singer Dwele
The Subject Bible, edition of the King James Bible including a topical Bible
Subject-object based metaphysics, author Robert M. Pirsig's term for the dominant view of metaphysics in Western philosophy.
subject-object problem, philosophical issue of how subjects relate to objects.
Subject-Subject Consciousness, concept proposed by Harry Hay
*The Upajjhatthana Sutta ("
Subjects for Contemplation"), Buddhist discourse
Each an every topic you may talk about is taken as the subject .
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