: to give consent or approval to something written by signing
unwilling to subscribe to the agreement
: to set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give something (such as a sum of money)
also: to give something in accordance with such a promise
: to enter one's name for a publication or service
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And you can listen to this show anytime by subscribing to our podcast.—TED Radio Hour
also: to receive or have access to something (such as a periodical or service) as part of an arrangement to receive a certain number of regular deliveries or a certain period of continuous access especially by prepayment
the number of people who currently subscribe to the magazine/site
: to agree to purchase and pay for securities especially of a new offering
assent implies an act involving the understanding or judgment and applies to propositions or opinions.
voters assented to the proposal
consent involves the will or feelings and indicates compliance with what is requested or desired.
consented to their daughter's going
accede implies a yielding, often under pressure, of assent or consent.
officials acceded to the prisoners' demands
acquiesce implies tacit acceptance or forbearance of opposition.
acquiesced to his boss's wishes
agree sometimes implies previous difference of opinion or attempts at persuasion.
finally agreed to come along
subscribe implies not only consent or assent but hearty approval and active support.
subscribes wholeheartedly to the idea
Examples of subscribe in a Sentence
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You'll receive a user name and password when you subscribe.
Recent Examples on the WebThis deal is available only for new Hulu customers or past users who haven't been subscribed in the past month.—Parker Hall, WIRED, 24 Nov. 2023 Be sure to comment and, most importantly, like and subscribe.—Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2023 The average daily number of subscribing members excluding individuals with trial memberships for the quarter was 106.9 million, compared to 100.2 million for the same period in 2022 and 110.7 million for the second quarter in 2023.—Patrick Frater, Variety, 21 Nov. 2023 For more on Operation Surf, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday, or subscribe here.—Johnny Dodd, Peoplemag, 11 Nov. 2023 Get the latest cases ripped from the headlines sent directly to your email, by subscribing here.—Fox News Staff, Fox News, 10 Nov. 2023 The company will ask adult users in the countries where this feature is available to choose either to subscribe or to use its products for free.—Richard Lawler, The Verge, 10 Nov. 2023 That amounts to less than 1 percent of users and no more than $120 million in annual revenue, not including app store fees from people who subscribe through Apple or Google.—Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 26 Oct. 2023 Go ad-free with the Disney Duo Premium with Hulu and Disney+ for $19.99 per month — both packages are nearly 40 percent off compared to subscribing individually.—Rudie Obias, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Oct. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Latin subscribere, literally, to write beneath, from sub- + scribere to write — more at scribe