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subscribe

[ suhb-skrahyb ]
/ s蓹b藞skra瑟b /
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verb (used with object), sub路scribed, sub路scrib路ing.
verb (used without object), sub路scribed, sub路scrib路ing.
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Origin of subscribe

1375鈥1425; late Middle English subscriben<Latin subscr墨bere, equivalent to sub-sub- + scr墨bere to write

OTHER WORDS FROM subscribe

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH subscribe

ascribe, proscribe, subscribe
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How to use subscribe in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for subscribe

subscribe
/ (s蓹b藞skra瑟b) /

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 subscr墨bere to write underneath, from sub- + scr墨bere to write
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