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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

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

I guess probably in my time in politics, it continued to be affirmed to me that the African-American community, despite being subscription television's most valuable customers, they are very underserved by cable and satellite television programming options.
J. C. Watts

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

They have just succeeded in raising the two thousand pounds here, by subscription, that was wanted towards an exploration fund, for fitting out an expedition, that will probably start for the interior of our continent next March.
William John Wills
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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
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