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Definition of Subscribe

Sub`scribe´
v. t.1.To write underneath, as one's name; to sign (one's name) to a document.
[imp. & p. p. Subscribed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Subscribing.]
[They] subscribed their names under them.
- Sir T. More.
2.To sign with one's own hand; to give consent to, as something written, or to bind one's self to the terms of, by writing one's name beneath; as, parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond.
All the bishops subscribed the sentence.
- Milman.
3.To attest by writing one's name beneath; as, officers subscribe their official acts, and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies or records.
4.To promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount; as, each man subscribed ten dollars.
5.To sign away; to yield; to surrender.
6.To declare over one's signature; to publish.
Either or must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe him a coward.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To sign one's name to a letter or other document.
2.To give consent to something written, by signing one's name; hence, to assent; to agree.
So spake, so wished, much humbled Eve; but Fate
Subscribed not.
- Milton.
3.To become surely; - with for.
4.To yield; to admit one's self to be inferior or in the wrong.
I will subscribe, and say I wronged the duke.
- Shak.
5.To set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give a certain sum.
6.To enter one's name for a newspaper, a book, etc.

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