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subjected Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
    • He subjected me to his awful poetry
    • The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills
    • People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation
  2. verb make accountable for
    • He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors
  3. verb make subservient; force to submit or subdue
    subjugate; subject.
  4. verb refer for judgment or consideration
    submit; subject.
    • The lawyers submitted the material to the court

Sub*ject"ed adjective
  1. Subjacent. "Led them direct . . . to the subjected plain." Obs. Milton.
  2. Reduced to subjection; brought under the dominion of another.
  3. Exposed; liable; subject; obnoxious.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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