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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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1 This article aims to stage a productive dialogue between subjectless queer critique and the critical geographies of asylum by considering the spaces that I argue produce asylum--seekers as queer.
The excerpts in (19) demonstrate how Hebrew speaker-writers express generalized propositions by means of (1) subjectless modal operators like (iy)-efsar '(im)possible', yaxol liheyot 'can to-be' = 'it's impossible, people cannot' or 'it might be, perhaps', adif 'preferable = is better' followed by one or more verbs in the Infinitive; and (2) subjectless impersonal constructions with a verb in 3rd person masculine plural.
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.
When rendered subjectless and voiceless, the asylum seeker's exposure to suffering also becomes invisible and meaningless.
Goldberg (1993) observes that "the neutrality and objectifying distantiation of the rational scientist created the theoretical space for a view to develop subjectless bodies.
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.
Yet although squaring Kraus's 'faith in language' with 'the language crisis' of modernism has always proved difficult, it has never been enough to contrast his widely acknowledged stance of individual authority with 'the crisis of identity' around 1900--crises which are invoked as the very foundation for latter-day deconstruction and the Foucauldian cult of subjectless discourses.
In Jones' eyes, both revolution and Dada can be seen as historical events that produce effects, yet without the need for goals or platforms: Jones calls this "agency without an agency, or as a subjectless subjectivity" (17).
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.
To the contrary, Foucault's prisoners hardly experience a loss, only, paradoxically, a stronger presence in the empty center of the prison-the subjectless structure.
The metrical basis for children's subjectless sentences.