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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 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 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:
Noun1.subscriber - someone who expresses strong approval
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
2.subscriber - someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
3.subscriber - someone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
bestower, conferrer, donor, giver, presenter - person who makes a gift of property

subscriber

noun reader, customer, regular reader I have been a subscriber to Railway Magazine for many years.
Translations
مُشْتَرِك في جَريدَه ، مُتَبَرِّع
předplatitelpřispěvatel
abonnent
tilaaja
adakozóelõfizetõ
áskrifandi
predplatiteľ
naročnik

subscriber

[səbˈskraɪbəʳ] N
1. (to magazine, newspaper) → su(b)scriptor(a) m/f, abonado/a m/f; (to pay TV, telephone, concert series) → abonado/a m/f; (to e-mail) → su(b)scriptor(a) m/f; (to charity) → donante mf; (to campaign) → partidario/a m/f, seguidor(a) m/f
2. (St Ex) → su(b)scriptor(a) m/f

subscriber

[səbˈskraɪbər] n
(to magazine, newspaper)abonné(e) m/f
(to service)abonné(e) m/f
(to charity, organization)donateur/trice m/f

subscriber

n (to paper) → Abonnent(in) m(f); (to fund) → Spender(in) m(f), → Zeichner(in) m(f) (form); (Telec) → Teilnehmer(in) m(f); (to opinion) → Befürworter(in) m(f); (of shares)Zeichner(in) m(f); subscriber trunk dialling (Brit) → der Selbstwählferndienst

subscriber

[səbˈskraɪbəʳ] n (to magazine, telephone) subscriber (to)abbonato/a (a)

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 ?
She was a subscriber for all the "Health" periodicals and phrenological frauds; and the solemn ignorance they were inflated with was breath to her nostrils.
She held that, in such stirring and tremendous times as those in which they lived, it would be much more to the purpose if Dolly became a regular subscriber to the Thunderer, where she would have an opportunity of reading Lord George Gordon's speeches word for word, which would be a greater comfort and solace to her, than a hundred and fifty Blue Beards ever could impart.
She became a subscriber; amazed at being anything in propria persona, amazed at her own doings in every way, to be a renter, a chuser of books!
My pen is the pen of a member of the rector's congregation, and a subscriber to the "Wednesday Lectures on Justification by Faith"--how can you expect me to employ it in writing bad language?
He was as bold as a lion about it, and "mightily convinced" not only himself, but everybody that heard him;--but then his idea of a fugitive was only an idea of the letters that spell the word,--or at the most, the image of a little newspaper picture of a man with a stick and bundle with "Ran away from the subscriber" under it.
Under the new policy he got so many subscribers that his rivals endeavoured to discover the secret of his prosperity, but he kept it, and when he died it died with him.
The local papers had taken it up, and daily there appeared columns of learned criticisms, facetious editorials, and serious letters from subscribers. Helen Della Delmar (proclaimed with a flourish of trumpets and rolling of tomtoms to be the greatest woman poet in the United States) denied Brissenden a seat beside her on Pegasus and wrote voluminous letters to the public, proving that he was no poet.
Louis, one of the few cities that charged a sufficient price, nine- tenths of the merchants refused to become subscribers. In Boston, the first pay-station ran three months before it earned a dollar.
It devised a plan of reaching its subscribers through the express companies, but they declined to handle it.
Papa conducted his mysterious operations in the City--a stirring place in those days, when war was raging all over Europe, and empires were being staked; when the "Courier" newspaper had tens of thousands of subscribers; when one day brought you a battle of Vittoria, another a burning of Moscow, or a newsman's horn blowing down Russell Square about dinner-time, announced such a fact as--"Battle of Leipsic--six hundred thousand men engaged--total defeat of the French--two hundred thousand killed." Old Sedley once or twice came home with a very grave face; and no wonder, when such news as this was agitating all the hearts and all the Stocks of Europe.
Twelve hundred subscribers, their little printing jobs, advertisers who bought liberal portions of space at ten cents an inch--all had enabled him to give his children a living that was a shade better than an existence.
It has seventy subscribers. The publisher is getting rich very deliberately--very deliberately indeed.