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v. sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing, sub·scribes
1. To pledge or contribute (a sum of money).
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 purchase or claim the shares of (a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities): a bond offering that is fully subscribed.
a. To contract to receive and pay for a certain number of issues of a publication, for access to a website that is protected by a paywall, for tickets to a series of events or performances, or for a utility service, for example.
b. To agree to an ongoing arrangement by which one receives online content, as from a specific website or a specific user on a website.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subscribed - (of a contract or will or other document) having a signature written at the end; "the subscribed will"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
signed - having a handwritten signature; "a signed letter"
References in classic literature ?
Pierre would have liked to subscribe all he had, but fearing that it might look like pride subscribed the same amount as the others.
In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names at Cape Cod the eleventh of November, in the Raigne of our Sovereigne Lord, King James of England, France, and Ireland, the eighteenth, and of Scotland, the fiftie-fourth, Anno.
But as formerly the French paid before singing, so now they paid after having had their laugh, and they subscribed for a sum of 1,253,930 francs.
The complainant proceeds to state, that he was, after many menaces, stript, bound, and his limbs exposed to fire in the manner already described, till, compelled by excess of agony, he subscribed the charter and leases presented to him, of the contents of which he was totally ignorant.