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SUBSCRIBE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subscribe mean? 

SUBSCRIBE (verb)
  The verb SUBSCRIBE has 5 senses:

1. offer to buy, as of stocks and shares
2. mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)
3. adopt as a belief
4. pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals
5. receive or obtain by regular payment

  Familiarity information: SUBSCRIBE used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBSCRIBE (verb)


Sense 1subscribe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Offer to buy, as of stocks and shares

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

The broker subscribed 500 shares

Hypernyms (to "subscribe" is one way to...):

bid; offer; tender (propose a payment)

Domain category:

investing; investment (the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2subscribe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

sign; subscribe

Context examples:

She signed the letter and sent it off / Please sign here

Hypernyms (to "subscribe" is one way to...):

write (communicate or express by writing)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "subscribe"):

rubricate (sign with a mark instead of a name)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 3subscribe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Adopt as a belief

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

subscribe; support

Context example:

I subscribe to your view on abortion

Hypernyms (to "subscribe" is one way to...):

agree; concord; concur; hold (be in accord; be in agreement)

"Subscribe" entails doing...:

approve; O.K.; okay; sanction (give sanction to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 4subscribe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

pledge; subscribe

Context example:

I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station

Hypernyms (to "subscribe" is one way to...):

donate (give to a charity or good cause)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 5subscribe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Receive or obtain by regular payment

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

subscribe to; subscribe; take

Context example:

We take the Times every day

Hypernyms (to "subscribe" is one way to...):

buy; purchase (obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


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