Definition of change the subject
- I didn't want to talk about work, so I changed the subject.
: to make different in some particular : alter
: to make radically different : transform
: to give a different position, course, or direction to
: the act, process, or result of changing: such as
: one that is placed under authority or control: such as
: one subject to a monarch and governed by the monarch's law
: owing obedience or allegiance to the power or dominion of another
: suffering a particular liability or exposure
: having a tendency or inclination : prone
: to bring under control or dominion : subjugate
: to make (someone, such as oneself) amenable to the discipline and control of a superior
: to make liable : predispose
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