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sub·scribe

 (səb-scrīb′)
v. sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing, sub·scribes
v.tr.
1. To pledge or contribute (a sum of money).
2.
a. To sign (one's name) at the end of a document, especially to attest to or authenticate it.
b. To sign one's name to (a document) in attestation, testimony, or consent: subscribe a will.
3. To authorize (someone) to receive or access electronic texts or services, especially over the Internet.
4. To purchase or claim the shares of (a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities): a bond offering that is fully subscribed.
v.intr.
1.
a. To contract to receive and pay for a certain number of issues of a publication, for tickets to a series of events or performances, or for a utility service, for example.
b. To receive or be allowed to access electronic texts or services by subscription.
2. To promise to pay or contribute money: subscribe to a charity.
3. To purchase or claim shares of a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities: an investor who subscribed for 100 shares.
4. To feel or express hearty approval: I subscribe to your opinion. See Synonyms at assent.
5. To sign one's name to a document.

[Middle English subscriben, to sign, from Latin subscrībere : sub-, sub- + scrībere, to write; see skrībh- in Indo-European roots.]

sub·scrib′er n.

subscribe

(səbˈskraɪb)
vb
1. (Banking & Finance) (usually foll by to) to pay or promise to pay (a sum of money) as a contribution (to a fund or charity, for a magazine, etc), esp at regular intervals
2. (Law) to inscribe or sign (one's name, etc) at the end of a contract, will, or other document
3. (foll by: to) to give support or approval: to subscribe to the theory of transubstantiation.
[C15: from Latin subscrībere to write underneath, from sub- + scrībere to write]
subˈscriber n

sub•scribe

(səbˈskraɪb)

v. -scribed, -scrib•ing. v.t.
1. to give, pay, or pledge (a sum of money) as a contribution, gift, or investment.
2. to append one's signature or mark to (a document), as in approval or attestation of its contents.
3. to append, as one's signature, at the bottom of a document or the like; sign.
4. to agree or assent to.
v.i.
5. to give, pay, or pledge money as a contribution, gift, or investment.
6. to obtain a subscription to a publication, series of concerts, cable television service, etc.
7. to give one's consent; sanction: I will not subscribe to popular fallacies.
8. to sign one's name to a document, as to show approval.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin subscrībere=sub- sub- + scrībere to write]
sub•scrib′er, n.
sub•scrib′er•ship`, n.

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Past participle: subscribed
Gerund: subscribing

Imperative
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Present
I subscribe
you subscribe
he/she/it subscribes
we subscribe
you subscribe
they subscribe
Preterite
I subscribed
you subscribed
he/she/it subscribed
we subscribed
you subscribed
they subscribed
Present Continuous
I am subscribing
you are subscribing
he/she/it is subscribing
we are subscribing
you are subscribing
they are subscribing
Present Perfect
I have subscribed
you have subscribed
he/she/it has subscribed
we have subscribed
you have subscribed
they have subscribed
Past Continuous
I was subscribing
you were subscribing
he/she/it was subscribing
we were subscribing
you were subscribing
they were subscribing
Past Perfect
I had subscribed
you had subscribed
he/she/it had subscribed
we had subscribed
you had subscribed
they had subscribed
Future
I will subscribe
you will subscribe
he/she/it will subscribe
we will subscribe
you will subscribe
they will subscribe
Future Perfect
I will have subscribed
you will have subscribed
he/she/it will have subscribed
we will have subscribed
you will have subscribed
they will have subscribed
Future Continuous
I will be subscribing
you will be subscribing
he/she/it will be subscribing
we will be subscribing
you will be subscribing
they will be subscribing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subscribing
you have been subscribing
he/she/it has been subscribing
we have been subscribing
you have been subscribing
they have been subscribing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subscribing
you will have been subscribing
he/she/it will have been subscribing
we will have been subscribing
you will have been subscribing
they will have been subscribing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subscribing
you had been subscribing
he/she/it had been subscribing
we had been subscribing
you had been subscribing
they had been subscribing
Conditional
I would subscribe
you would subscribe
he/she/it would subscribe
we would subscribe
you would subscribe
they would subscribe
Past Conditional
I would have subscribed
you would have subscribed
he/she/it would have subscribed
we would have subscribed
you would have subscribed
they would have subscribed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subscribe - offer to buy, as of stocks and shares; "The broker subscribed 500 shares"
investing, investment - the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
bid, tender, offer - propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
2.subscribe - mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
write - communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
rubricate - sign with a mark instead of a name
3.subscribe - adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"
agree, concur, concord, hold - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
4.subscribe - 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"
donate - give to a charity or good cause; "I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake"; "donate money to the orphanage"; "She donates to her favorite charity every month"
5.subscribe - receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"

subscribe

verb
1. support, agree, advocate, consent, endorse, countenance, acquiesce I've personally never subscribed to the view.
2. pay a subscription, read regularly, buy regularly, take, take regularly You can also subscribe to the newspaper.
3. contribute, give, donate, chip in (informal) I subscribe to a few favourable charities.

subscribe

verb
1. To give in common with others:
Informal: kick in.
Slang: come across.
2. To respond affirmatively; receive with agreement or compliance:
3. To affix one's signature to:
Idioms: put one's John Hancock on, set one's hand to.
Translations
يَتَبَرَّعيَشْتَرِك في جَريدَه أو مَجَلَّه
předplatit sipřispětupsat
abonnerebidragestøtte
abonniereneine Aktie zeichneneine Anleihe zeichnensubskribierenzeichnen
allekirjoittaalahjoittaatilata
adakozikelõfizetelőfizet
gefa peningagerast áskrifandi
aukoti pinigųduoti pinigųprenumerataprenumeratoriusprenumeravimas
abonētziedot
subscrie
predplatiť si
naročiti se
prenumerera
abone olmakbağış yapmak

subscribe

[səbˈskraɪb]
A. VI
1. to subscribe to
1.1. (= buy, pay for) [+ magazine, newspaper] → su(b)scribirse or abonarse a; [+ e-mail list] → su(b)scribirse a
he subscribes to a pay TV channelestá abonado a un canal de televisión de pago
1.2. (= contribute to) [+ charity, good cause] → contribuir con
1.3. (= share) I've personally never subscribed to that viewyo personalmente nunca he sido de esa opinión
I don't subscribe to the idea that money should be given to people like thatyo no soy partidario de que se dé dinero a gente como esa
2. to subscribe for [+ stocks, shares] → su(b)scribir
subscribed capital (Comm) → capital m su(b)scrito
B. VT
1. (= contribute) [+ money] → donar
2. (= apply for) the share issue was heavily subscribedla oferta de venta de acciones ha tenido mucha demanda
the language courses are all fully subscribedla matrícula de los cursos de idiomas está completa
3. (frm) [+ signature] → poner; [+ document] → su(b)scribir

subscribe

[səbˈskraɪb] vi
to subscribe for shares → souscrire des actions
(online, to mailing list etc)s'inscrire, s'abonner
subscribe to
vt fus
(= agree with) [+ opinion, belief, theory] → souscrire à
(= contribute to) [+ charity, campaign, fund] → faire des dons à
[+ newspaper, magazine] (= take out subscription to) → s'abonner à (= be subscriber to) → être abonné(e) à

subscribe

vt moneyzeichnen (form); (to appeal) → spenden (to für); to subscribe one’s signature or name to a document (form)ein Dokument (unter)zeichnen
vi
(= contribute, promise to contribute)spenden, geben (→ to +dat); to subscribe to an appealsich an einer Spendenaktion beteiligen; to subscribe for a bookein Buch vorbestellen; to subscribe for shares in a companyAktien einer Gesellschaft zeichnen
(to e-mail list) → sich anmelden; to subscribe to a magazine etceine Zeitschrift etc abonnieren
(= support) to subscribe to something (to proposal)etw gutheißen, etw billigen; to opinion, theorysich einer Sache (dat)anschließen

subscribe

[səbˈskraɪb]
1. vi to subscribe to (magazine) → abbonarsi a; (fund) → sottoscrivere; (opinion) → condividere, approvare
to subscribe for (shares) → sottoscrivere
2. vt (money) → devolvere

subscribe

(səbˈskraib) verb
1. to give money, with other people, to a charity or other cause. He subscribes to a lot of charities; We each subscribed $1 towards the present.
2. (with to) to promise to receive and pay for a series of issues of (a magazine etc). I've been subscribing to that magazine for four years.
subˈscriber noun
a person who subscribes to a charity or a magazine etc.
subscription (səbˈskripʃən) noun
1. the act of subscribing.
2. a sum of money that is subscribed eg for receiving a magazine, for a membership of a club etc.
References in classic literature ?
My footsteps have often been marked with blood, and therefore I can truly subscribe to its original name.
Yet there have been known to be philosophers and plain men who swore by Malthus in the books, and would, nevertheless, subscribe to a relief fund in time of a famine.
Sincerely and earnestly hoping that this little book may do something toward throwing light on the American slave system, and hastening the glad day of deliverance to the millions of my brethren in bonds--faithfully relying upon the power of truth, love, and justice, for success in my humble efforts --and solemnly pledging my self anew to the sacred cause,--I subscribe myself,
In one respect, my good fortune is undoubted, that of being able to subscribe myself,
Please to tell them so; and allow me to subscribe myself, yours respectfully,
Their wealth is the least they can surrender; they must also carry off with them the swarms that are besetting the castle, subscribe a surrender of their pretended immunities, and live under us as serfs and vassals; too happy if, in the new world that is about to begin, we leave them the breath of their nostrils.
He wanted me to subscribe to a fund for relieving the poor at the east end of London by assisting them to emigrate.
But they seem not to have been apprised of the sentiments of that great man expressed in another part of his work, nor to have adverted to the consequences of the principle to which they subscribe with such ready acquiescence.
I am sure my father will subscribe much of his little pittance, to place him in a station that is more worthy of him.
But it knows any friend it has met once before: It never will look at a bride: And in charity-meetings it stands at the door, And collects--though it does not subscribe.
I subscribe to it," said De Wardes; "but submit, gentlemen, that a thrust of a sword through the body, as was the custom formerly, was far better than tyranny like this.
Whatever one may think of plenary inspiration, one must heartily subscribe to these words of Paul: 'Be thou an example-- in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.