Simple Definition of subscribe
: to pay money to get a publication or service regularly
: to agree to buy shares in a company
: to belong to or support something (such as an organization) by paying money regularly
Full Definition of subscribe
1 : to write (one's name) underneath : sign
2a : to sign (as a document) with one's own hand in token of consent or obligationb : to attest by signingc : to pledge (a gift or contribution) by writing one's name with the amount
3 : to assent to : support
1 : to sign one's name to a document
2a : to give consent or approval to something written by signing <unwilling to subscribe to the agreement>b : to set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give something (as a sum of money); also : to give something in accordance with such a promisec : to enter one's name for a publication or service; also : to receive a periodical or service regularly on order <subscribed to many magazines>d : to agree to purchase and pay for securities especially of a new offering <subscribed for 1000 shares>
3 : to feel favorably disposed <I subscribe to your sentiments>
Examples of subscribe
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Origin of subscribe
Middle English, from Latin subscribere, literally, to write beneath, from sub- + scribere to write — more at scribe
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of subscribe
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Definition of subscribe
1 : to place an order for a publication or service which is delivered over a stated period
2 : to agree with or support <I subscribe to the idea that voting is a duty.>
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