subscribe

[ suh b-skrahyb ]
/ səbˈskraɪb /

verb (used with object), sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing.

verb (used without object), sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing.

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Origin of subscribe

1375–1425; late Middle English subscriben < Latin subscrībere, equivalent to sub- sub- + scrībere to write

OTHER WORDS FROM subscribe

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH subscribe

ascribe proscribe subscribe
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British Dictionary definitions for resubscribe

subscribe
/ (səbˈskraɪb) /

verb

(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
to inscribe or sign (one's name, etc) at the end of a contract, will, or other document
(intr foll by to) to give support or approvalto subscribe to the theory of transubstantiation

Derived forms of subscribe

subscriber, noun

Word Origin for subscribe

C15: from Latin subscrībere to write underneath, from sub- + scrībere to write
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