Definition of Subject matter

1. Noun. What a communication that is about something is about.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subject Matter

subjacently
subject
subject(p)
subject-clause
subject-control
subject-matter
subject area
subject case
subject cases
subject clause
subject clauses
subject complement
subject field
subject heading
subject indexing
subject matter (current term)
subject matter jurisdiction
subject of labor
subject pronoun
subject pronouns
subjected
subjectile
subjecting
subjection
subjections
subjectist
subjectists
subjective
subjective time
subjectively

Literary usage of Subject matter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"The Unity of subject matter and Method. — The trinity of school topics is subject matter, methods, and administration or government. ..."

2. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"The Unity of subject matter and Method. — The trinity of school topics is subject matter, methods, and administration or government. ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Being is the end or subject-matter of knowledge, and knowledge is the ... Yes. v And is the subject-matter of opinion the same as the subject- matter of ..."

4. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"In selecting subject matter we may take as our standard that it must prove most satisfactory and profitable to the girl, and may understand by the term ..."

5. Principles of the English Law of Contract by William Reynell Anson (1879)
"Mistake as to the subject-matter of a contract will only avoid it in three cases. (a) Mistake as to the existence of the subject-matter. ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Instituted by a state as the "entire party" plaintiff on the record—in virtue of such direct legal or equitable interest in the subject-matter as, ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Other codes were compiled, either following the example of the Mishnah, and arranging the text according to subject matter, or taking the Pentateuch as text ..."

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