offer to buy, as of stocks and shares
"The broker subscribed 500 shares"
mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)
"She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
adopt as a belief
"I subscribe to your view on abortion"
pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
"I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station"
subscribe, subscribe to, take(verb)
receive or obtain regularly
"We take the Times every day"
To sign up to have copies of a publication, such as a newspaper or a magazine, delivered for a period of time.
Would you like to subscribe or subscribe a friend to our new magazine, Lexicography Illustrated?
To pay for the provision of a service, such as Internet access or a cell phone plan.
To believe or agree with a theory or an idea.
I don't subscribe to that theory.
To pay money to be a member of an organization.
To contribute or promise to contribute money to a common fund.
1913: Theodore Roosevelt, Autobiography u2014 under no circumstances could I ever again be nominated for any public office, as no corporation would subscribe to a campaign fund if I was on the ticket, and that they would subscribe most heavily to beat me;
To agree to buy shares in a company.
1776: Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations u2014 The capital which had been subscribed to this bank, at two different subscriptions, amounted to one hundred and sixty thousand pounds, of which eighty per cent only was paid up.
To write one's name at the bottom of a document, to sign.
To sign away; to yield; to surrender.
To yield; to admit to being inferior or in the wrong.
Origin: sub- + scribere
to write underneath, as one's name; to sign (one's name) to a document
to sign with one's own hand; to give consent to, as something written, or to bind one's self to the terms of, by writing one's name beneath; as, parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond
to attest by writing one's name beneath; as, officers subscribe their official acts, and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies or records
to promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount; as, each man subscribed ten dollars
to sign away; to yield; to surrender
to declare over one's signature; to publish
to sign one's name to a letter or other document
to give consent to something written, by signing one's name; hence, to assent; to agree
to become surely; -- with for
to yield; to admit one's self to be inferior or in the wrong
to set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give a certain sum
to enter one's name for a newspaper, a book, etc
Origin: [L. subscribere, subscriptum; sub under + scribere to write: cf. F. souscrire. See Scribe.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sub-skrīb′, v.t. to write underneath: to give consent to something written, or to attest, by writing one's name underneath: to sign one's name: to promise to give or pay, or to take, as a copy of a book, by attaching one's name: to attest by attaching one's signature.—v.i. to promise a certain sum by setting one's name to a paper: to enter one's name for anything.—adj. Subscrīb′able, capable of being subscribed.—n. Subscrīb′er.—adj. Sub′script, written underneath.—n. Subscrip′tion, act of subscribing: a name subscribed: a paper with signatures: consent by signature: sum subscribed. [L. subscribĕre—sub, under, scribĕre, scriptum, to write.]
The numerical value of subscribe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of subscribe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of subscribe in a Sentence
We don't force you to subscribe at the beginning.
We subscribe to the theory that a rising tide lifts all boats.
If folks really want to know how the rest of the story turns out, they should subscribe and tune in to the next issue.
There is increasing evidence that the Islamic State, or those who subscribe to its ideology, are already operating in Yemen.
We expect the millions of people who don't now subscribe to a video service and prefer a streaming option will be impressed.
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- падпіса́цца, падпі́сваццаBelarusian
- subscriure'sCatalan, Valencian
- zapsat se, podepsat, předplatit siCzech
- tilata, lahjoittaa, allekirjoittaaFinnish
- s'abonner, abonnerFrench
- सदस्यता लेने केHindi
- að undirritaIcelandic
- се претплатува, потпишуваMacedonian
- underskrive, abonnere, undertegneNorwegian Nynorsk
- undertegne, abonnere, underskriveNorwegian
- abona, subscrieRomanian
- выписать, подписывать, подписываться, подписать, выписывать, подписаться, записываться, записатьсяRussian
- skriva under, teckna sig för, prenumerera, abonneraSwedish
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