change the subject

Definition of change the subject

  1. :  to start a new topic of conversation <I didn't want to talk about work, so I changed the subject.>

Word by Word Definitions

changeplay
  1. :  to make different in some particular :  alter

    :  to make radically different :  transform

    :  to give a different position, course, or direction to

  1. :  the act, process, or result of changing: such as

    :  alteration

    :  transformation

subjectplay
  1. :  one that is placed under authority or control: such as

    :  vassal

    :  one subject to a monarch and governed by the monarch's law

  1. :  owing obedience or allegiance to the power or dominion of another

    :  suffering a particular liability or exposure

    :  having a tendency or inclination :  prone

  1. :  to bring under control or dominion :  subjugate

    :  to make (as oneself) amenable to the discipline and control of a superior

    :  to make liable :  predispose


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