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SUBSCRIPTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subscription mean? 

SUBSCRIPTION (noun)
  The noun SUBSCRIPTION has 4 senses:

1. a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time
2. agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name
3. a pledged contribution
4. the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document)

  Familiarity information: SUBSCRIPTION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBSCRIPTION (noun)


Sense 1subscription [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("subscription" is a kind of...):

payment (a sum of money paid)


Sense 2subscription [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("subscription" is a kind of...):

agreement (the verbal act of agreeing)


Sense 3subscription [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A pledged contribution

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("subscription" is a kind of...):

contribution; donation (act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity)


Sense 4subscription [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

the deed was attested by the subscription of his signature

Hypernyms ("subscription" is a kind of...):

handwriting (the activity of writing by hand)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "subscription"):

execution; execution of instrument ((law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable)


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