1. offer to buy, as of stocks and shares

- The broker subscribed 500 shares

Definition categories: possession, bid, offer, tender

2. mark with one's signature; write one's name (on)

Similar word(s): sign

Definition categories: communication, write

3. adopt as a belief

- I subscribe to your view on abortion

Similar word(s): support

Definition categories: communication, agree, concord, concur, hold

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

Similar word(s): pledge

Definition categories: possession, donate

5. receive or obtain regularly

Similar word(s): take

Definition categories: possession, buy, purchase

Sentences with subscribe as a verb:

- Would you like to subscribe or subscribe a friend to our new magazine, Lexicography Illustrated?

- I don’t subscribe to that theory.

- 1913: Theodore Roosevelt, Autobiography — […] under no circumstances could I ever again be nominated for any public office, as no corporation would subscribe to a campaign fund if I was on the ticket, and that they would subscribe most heavily to beat me;

- Each man subscribed ten dollars.

- 1776: Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations — The capital which had been subscribed to this bank, at two different subscriptions, amounted to one hundred and sixty thousand pounds, of which eighty per cent only was paid up.

- Parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond.

- Officers subscribe their official acts, and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies or records.