Subject Sub*ject", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subjected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subjecting}.] 1. To bring under control, power, or dominion; to make subject; to subordinate; to subdue. [1913 Webster]

Firmness of mind that subjects every gratification of sense to the rule of right reason. --C. Middleton. [1913 Webster]

In one short view subjected to our eye, Gods, emperors, heroes, sages, beauties, lie. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

He is the most subjected, the most ?nslaved, who is so in his understanding. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. To expose; to make obnoxious or liable; as, credulity subjects a person to impositions. [1913 Webster]

3. To submit; to make accountable. [1913 Webster]

God is not bound to subject his ways of operation to the scrutiny of our thoughts. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

4. To make subservient. [1913 Webster]

Subjected to his service angel wings. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

5. To cause to undergo; as, to subject a substance to a white heat; to subject a person to a rigid test. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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