Definition for SUB-JECT'

SUB-JECT', v.t.

  1. To bring under the power or dominion of. Alexander subjected a great part of the civilized world to his dominion. Firmness of mind that subjects every gratification of sense to the rule of right reason. – Middleton.
  2. To put under or within the power of. In one short view subjected to our eye, / Gods, emperors, heroes, sages, beauties lie. – Pope.
  3. To enslave; to make obnoxious. He is the most subjected, the most enslaved, who is so in his understanding. – Locke.
  4. To expose; to make liable. Credulity subjects a person to impositions.
  5. To submit; to make accountable. God is not bound to subject his ways of operation to the scrutiny of our thoughts. – Locke.
  6. To make subservient. Subjected to his service angel wings. – Milton.
  7. To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject it to a rigid test.

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