|n.||1.||The act of subjecting, or of bringing under the dominion of another; the act of subduing.|
|2.||The state of being subject, or under the power, control, and government of another; a state of obedience or submissiveness; |
|Noun||1.||subjection - forced submission to control by others|
|2.||subjection - the act of conquering|
SUBJECTION. The obligation of one or more persons to act at the discretion,
or according to the judgment and will of others.
2. Subjection is either private or public. By the former is meant the subjection to the authority of private persons; as, of children to their parents, of apprentices to their masters, and the like. By the latter is understood the subjection to the authority of public persons. Rutherf. Inst. B. 2, c. 8.