What does subscription mean?

Definitions for subscription
səbˈskrɪp ʃənsub·scrip·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subscriptionnoun

    a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time

  2. subscriptionnoun

    agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name

  3. subscriptionnoun

    a pledged contribution

  4. subscriptionnoun

    the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document)

    "the deed was attested by the subscription of his signature"


  1. subscriptionnoun

    access to a resource for a period of time.

  2. subscriptionnoun

    the formal acceptance of something, especially when verified with a signature

  3. subscriptionnoun

    the signing of one's name

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subscriptionnoun

    the act of subscribing

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  2. Subscriptionnoun

    that which is subscribed

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  3. Subscriptionnoun

    a paper to which a signature is attached

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  4. Subscriptionnoun

    the signature attached to a paper

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  5. Subscriptionnoun

    consent or attestation by underwriting the name

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  6. Subscriptionnoun

    sum subscribed; amount of sums subscribed; as, an individual subscription to a fund

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  7. Subscriptionnoun

    the acceptance of articles, or other tests tending to promote uniformity; esp. (Ch. of Eng.), formal assent to the Thirty-nine Articles and the Book of Common Prayer, required before ordination

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  8. Subscriptionnoun

    submission; obedience

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  9. Subscriptionnoun

    that part of a prescription which contains the direction to the apothecary

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

  10. Subscriptionnoun

    a method of purchasing items produced periodically in a series, as newspapers or magazines, in which a certain number of the items are delivered as produced, without need for ordering each item individually; also, the purchase thus executed

    Etymology: [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. subscription

    An agreement by a nation

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subscription' in Nouns Frequency: #2784

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subscription in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subscription in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of subscription in a Sentence

  1. Stuart Kronauge:

    Buying a 30-second ad to drop into a certain time-frame is not as valuable as it once was, the world is changing into streaming and non-ad platforms and subscription-based platforms.

  2. Andrew Hare:

    I'm not sure Does Quibi have much historic evidence that a younger demo is willing to pay much for short-form mobile video, consumers are looking at their budgets closer than ever. Many are paying for pay TV, HBO, Netflix, Hulu, Spotify and more already... It's really going to need to prove extraordinary value to consumers to drive subscription scale.

  3. Katie Vanneck-Smith:

    Ensuring subscription mechanisms in our off-platform distribution partnerships is critical.

  4. Nic Newman:

    In some countries, subscription fatigue may also be setting in, with the majority preferring to spend their limited budget on entertainment (Netflix/Spotify) rather than news, not surprisingly, news comes low down the list when compared with other services such as Netflix and Spotify – especially for the younger half of the population.

  5. David Marcus:

    Bots can provide anything from automated subscription content like weather and traffic updates, to customized communications like receipts, shipping notifications, and live automated messages all by interacting directly with the people who want to get them.

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