Subject

(redirected from Change The Subject)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Subject

Refers to a bid or offer that cannot be executed without confirmation from the customer. In other words, not firm, but a bid/offer that needs additional information/confirmation before becoming firm and is therefore still negotiable.

Subject

Describing a bid or offer for a security that is still negotiable. That is, a subject bid/offer is not firm and requires confirmation before a transaction involving it can be executed.
References in periodicals archive ?
When we went on holiday I noticed a bald patch but when I mentioned it she got so wound up I had to change the subject.
Then when Sanchez suggested the actress had a low opinion of America, she tried to change the subject by saying: "I want to make out with you right now.
Reid's attempts to change the subject didn't go down well as this particular gent insisted that such people should be given more thought.