verb (used with object), sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing.
verb (used without object), sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing.
Origin of subscribe
Examples from the Web for subscribing
Contemporary Examples of subscribing
And if you're not subscribing to Commentary - well, you should that's all.Commentary's Symposium on the Future of Conservatism
January 2, 2013
Historical Examples of subscribing
A meeting is to be held, tonight, for subscribing the money for those who cannot afford to do so.The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
For this purpose Thomas Jefferson helped by subscribing $75.00.A Portrait of Old George Town
Grace Dunlop Ecker
He put it down with the air of one subscribing to a charity.The Angel and the Author - and Others
Jerome K. Jerome
I am obliged to you for subscribing to the Columbian Magazine for me.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson
The people are tired of subscribing to all sorts of schemes.Mary Louise and the Liberty Girls
Edith Van Dyne (AKA L. Frank Baum)
Word Origin for subscribe
early 15c., "to sign at the bottom of a document," from Latin subscribere "write underneath, sign one's name," from sub "underneath" (see sub-) + scribere "write" (see script (n.)). The meaning "give one's consent" first recorded 1540s; that of "contribute money to" 1630s; and that of "become a regular buyer of a publication" 1711, all originally literal. Related: Subscribed; subscribing.