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Definition of Subscription


  1. The act of subscribing.
  2. That which is subscribed.
  3. A paper to which a signature is attached.
  4. The signature attached to a paper.
  5. Consent or attestation by underwriting the name.
  6. Sum subscribed; amount of sums subscribed; as, an individual subscription to a fund.
  7. The acceptance of articles, or other tests tending to promote uniformity; esp. (Ch. of Eng.), formal assent to the Thirty-nine Articles and the Book of Common Prayer, required before ordination.
  8. Submission; obedience.
  9. That part of a prescription which contains the direction to the apothecary.
  10. A method of purchasing items produced periodically in a series, as newspapers or magazines, in which a certain number of the items are delivered as produced, without need for ordering each item individually; also, the purchase thus executed.

Subscription Quotations

I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read.
Richard M. Nixon

It seems to me like the Internet allows you to break that structure a little bit. You know, here's your CD that's going into stores, here's your EP that you offer online, here's a subscription for songs you recorded on the road, here's your live stuff streaming.
Liz Phair

My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father.
Charles Kuralt

Make a habit of canceling every subscription to anything you don't have time to read.
Marilyn vos Savant

The new Zune may not be an iPod killer, but it does offer a clean interface, great industrial design, HD radio, and a subscription model for music, making it significantly less expensive for big users.
Douglas Rushkoff
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Subscription Translations

subscription in Danish is abonnement
subscription in Dutch is abonnement
subscription in French is souscription, abonnement, cotisation
subscription in German is Abonnement {n}, Indizierung {f}
subscription in Italian is abbonamento
subscription in Latin is subcriptio
subscription in Swedish is prenumeration, abonnemang