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subject

(Conditional), adjective contingent, dependent on circumstances, depending upon, inciient to, incidental, provisional, relying upon, subiectus, subordinate, uncertain
Associated concepts: subject to approval, subject to defeaaance, subject to review

subject

(Exposed), adjective accountable, at the mercy of, chargeable, liable, open, prone, unexempt from, vulnerable

subject

(Object), noun case, experimentee, liegeman, recipient, testee, victim
Associated concepts: subject of an investigation

subject

(Topic), noun affair, argumentum, content, course, gist, issue, material, matter, motif, pith, point, point at issue, quaestio, study, text, theme, thesis
Associated concepts: interest in subject matter, subject of agreement, subject of bailment, subject of commerce, subbect of statute, subject of tax

subject

verb bring under domination, bring under rule, cause to undergo, conquer, control, crush, defeat, dominate, enslave, enthrall, expose, get the better of, govern, hold down, hold in bondage, hold in subbection, humble, keep down, make liable, make submissive, make subordinate, make subservient, master, obnoxium reddere, oppress, overcome, overmaster, overthrow, quell, repress, rule, subdue, subicere, subjugate, subordinate, suppress, tame, triumph over, vanquish, worst
See also: article, captive, compel, constrain, content, contents, dependent, dominate, inferior, issue, meaning, object, passive, question, require, servile, subdue, subjugate, subordinate, subservient, thesis

SUBJECT, contracts. The thing which is the object of an agreement. This term is used in the laws of Scotland.

SUBJECT, persons, government. An individual member of a nation, who is subject to the laws; this term is used in contradistinction to citizen, which is applied to the same individual when considering his political rights.
     2. In monarchical governments, by subject is meant one who owes permanent allegiance to the monarch. Vide Body politic; Greenl. Ev. Sec. 286; Phil. & Am. on Ev. 732, n. 1.

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In effect, the assertion becomes subjectless, as it were, devoid of any relation to a subject, and yet it is truly an encounter with being from the perspective of the subject's knowledge of that which is.
In this way, bawdy--as a kind of boundless, subjectless eroticism--more aptly fits Diomedes' account of Helen's corrupted body than Adriana's account of her husband's adulterous desire.
That character is only a temporary assembly point in which subjectless "percepts" and affects "crystallize" and move this character along on a line of becoming.
The queer politics I adhere to springs from the lives of people of color and disrupts the subjectless, post-identity normative lens of queer theory.
In a short text "Violence et Violence," Jean-Luc Nancy works though some of these economies of violence and distinguishes between violence done to someone and the subjectless violence of origin, upsurge, becoming, event, what he calls eclat--a burst or bursting forth, a powerful force to be sure, but somehow a bursting through the endless proliferation and escalation of violence.
When a sentence with arbitrary se is subjectless and in the 3rd person singular, I refer to it as an impersonal reflexive.
When rendered subjectless and voiceless, the asylum seeker's exposure to suffering also becomes invisible and meaningless.
For, as we are reminded in Beckett's play, Waiting for Godot, the characters, or subjectless beings, are held captive in what appears to be an interval, or an infinite, indefinite and stifling suspense.
Immersed in the question of human destiny, which all the sorrowful knowledge of his past cannot solve, Oedipus-Verney reaches a subjectless state, where he becomes a wandering figure, stripped of all representational identity.
Farocki is fascinated by the affectless, even subjectless, operations of information-processing and data-matching: Often, in the world of Eye/Machine, no one seems to be home or, indeed, in the workplace.
Contrary perhaps to our preconceptions, and in denial of what Descartes would have as true subjectless scientific rigour, scientists rarely come to their experiments without prior expectations.