Entry vs Subject - What's the difference?

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Entry is a related term of subject.


As nouns the difference between entry and subject

is that entry is (uncountable) the act of entering while subject is (label) in a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with in active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.

As an adjective subject is

likely to be affected by or to experience something.

As a verb subject is

to cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted.

entry

English

(wikipedia entry)

Alternative forms

* entery (chiefly archaic)

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of entering.
  • (uncountable) Permission to enter.
  • entry for children only if accompanied by an adult
  • A doorway that provides a means of entering a building.
  • A small room immediately inside the front door of a house or other building, often having an access to a stairway and leading on to other rooms
  • A small group formed within a church, especially Episcopal, for simple dinner and fellowship, and to help facilitate new friendships
  • An item in a list, such as an article in a dictionary or encyclopedia; a record made in a log, diary or anything similarly organized; (computing) a datum in a database.
  • What does the entry for 2 August 2005 say?
  • (linear algebra) A term at any position in a matrix.
  • The entry in the second row and first column of this matrix is 6.
  • The exhibition or depositing of a ship's papers at the customhouse, to procure licence to land goods; or the giving an account of a ship's cargo to the officer of the customs, and obtaining his permission to land the goods.
  • Usage notes

    Ambiguity Prevention * Correct: entry for children * Not: entry to children as this means that you are entering TO (get to) a child. It is incorrect.

    Synonyms

    * (act of entering ): access, entering, entrance * (permission to enter ): access, admission * (doorway that provides a means of entering a building ): entrance, ingang, way in (British) * (room just inside the front door of a building ): entrance hall, foyer, hall, vestibule, ingang * (group within a church ): * (article in a dictionary or encyclopedia ): article * (record in a log ): record * (term in a matrix ): element * (item of data in a database ):

    Antonyms

    * (act of entering ): departure, exit, exiting, leaving * (doorway that provides a means of entering a building ): exit, way out (British)

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from entry) * door entry system * entryway * no entry

    subject

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Likely to be affected by or to experience something.
  • a country subject to extreme heat
  • * Dryden
  • All human things are subject to decay.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them
  • Conditional upon.
  • Placed or situated under; lying below, or in a lower situation.
  • (Spenser)
  • Placed under the power of another; owing allegiance to a particular sovereign or state.
  • * John Locke
  • Esau was never subject to Jacob.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.
  • The main topic of a paper, work of art, discussion, field of study, etc.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • the subject for heroic song
  • * (John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • Make choice of a subject , beautiful and noble, which shall afford an ample field of matter wherein to expatiate.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • the unhappy subject of these quarrels
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=5 citation , passage=Then I had a good think on the subject of the hocussing of Cigarette, and I was reluctantly bound to admit that once again the man in the corner had found the only possible solution to the mystery.}}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The departure was not unduly prolonged.
  • A particular area of study.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-14, volume=411, issue=8891, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains.
  • A citizen in a monarchy.
  • A person ruled over by another, especially a monarch or state authority.
  • (label) The main theme or melody, especially in a fugue.
  • * (1823-1895)
  • The earliest known form of subject is the ecclesiastical cantus firmus , or plain song.
  • A human, animal or an inanimate object that is being examined, treated, analysed, etc.
  • * (Conyers Middleton) (1683-1750)
  • Writers of particular livesare apt to be prejudiced in favour of their subject .
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Catherine Clabby
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Focus on Everything , passage=Not long ago, it was difficult to produce photographs of tiny creatures with every part in focus. That’s because the lenses that are excellent at magnifying tiny subjects produce a narrow depth of field.}}

    Synonyms

    * (discussion) matter, topic

    Derived terms

    * subject title

    See also

    * object * predicate

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted.
  • Synonyms

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