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sub·scribe /səb-'skrīb/ vb sub·scribed, sub·scrib·ing [Latin subscribere, literally, to write beneath, from sub- under + scribere to write]
vt
1: to write (one's name) underneath or at the end of a document
we now subscribe our names as witnesses — W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.
2 a: to sign (as a document) with one's own hand in token of consent, obligation, or attestation
such witnesses shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testatorWest Virginia Code
b: to pledge (a gift or contribution) by writing one's name with the amount
c: to sell (stock) by subscription
over two million shares have been subscribed
vi
1: to sign one's name to a document; also: to give consent or approval by signing one's name
2: to agree to purchase and pay for securities esp. of a new offering
a right to subscribe to a share of stock — D. Q. Posin
sub·scrib·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

subscribe
I (promise) verb advocate, agree, assent, consent, donate to, enroll, guarantee, patronize, pledge, promise to contribute, register, support, warrant II (sign) verb acknowledge, affix one's signature, approve, attest, certify, confirm, endorse, inscribe, mark, ratify, seal, set a name to, sign a name to, undersign, underwrite, witness, write III index attest, bear (adduce), close (agree), corroborate, enroll, hear (give attention to), join (associate oneself with), notarize, register, sign, subsidize

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


subscribe
v.
(1) To write one’s name on a document as a means of authenticating it or making it binding upon him or her;
see also sign
(2) To agree to buy shares in a corporation.
(3) To give money to a cause, such as a charity.
(4) To pay a sum of money in order to receive something regularly, such as issues of a magazine.
n.
subscription

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


subscribe
1) To sign at the end of a document. The courts have been flexible in recognizing signatures elsewhere on a contract or will, on the theory that a document should be found valid if possible.
2) To order and agree to pay for an issue of stock, bonds, limited partnership interest, investment, or periodical magazine or newspaper.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


subscribe
To write underneath; to put a signature at the end of a printed or written instrument.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


subscribe
To write underneath; to put a signature at the end of a printed or written instrument.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

subscribe
v.
   1) to sign at the end of a document. The courts have been flexible in recognizing signatures elsewhere on a contract or will, on the theory that a document should be found valid if possible.
   2) to order and agree to pay for an issue of stock, bonds, limited partnership interest, investment or periodical magazine or newspaper.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • subscribe — sub‧scribe [səbˈskraɪb] verb 1. [intransitive] to pay money regularly in order to have a newspaper or magazine sent to you, or to receive a broadcasting, telephone, or Internet service: subscribe to • Which Internet Service Provider do you… …   Financial and business terms

  • Subscribe — Sub*scribe , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subscribed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subscribing}.] [L. subscribere, subscriptum; sub under + scribere to write: cf. F. souscrire. See {Scribe}.] 1. To write underneath, as one s name; to sign (one s name) to a document …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subscribe — ► VERB 1) (often subscribe to) arrange to receive something, especially a periodical regularly by paying in advance. 2) (subscribe to) contribute (a sum of money) to a project or cause. 3) apply to participate in. 4) (subscribe to) express… …   English terms dictionary

  • Subscribe — Sub*scribe , v. i. 1. To sign one s name to a letter or other document. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To give consent to something written, by signing one s name; hence, to assent; to agree. [1913 Webster] So spake, so wished, much humbled Eve; but… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subscribe — [v1] pay for use; contribute advocate, ante up*, buy, chip in*, come through*, consent, donate, do one’s part*, endorse, enroll, give, grant, ink*, make a deal*, offer, pitch in*, pledge, promise, put up*, register, second, set, sign, signature,… …   New thesaurus

  • subscribe — [səb skrīb′] vt. subscribed, subscribing [ME subscriben < L subscribere: see SUB & SCRIBE] 1. to sign (one s name) at the end of a document, etc. 2. to write one s signature on (a document, etc.) as an indication of consent, approval,… …   English World dictionary

  • subscribe —   [engl.], abonnieren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • subscribe — (v.) early 15c., to sign at the bottom of a document, from L. subscribere write underneath, sign one s name, from sub underneath (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + scribere write (see SCRIPT (Cf. script)). The meaning give one s consent first recorded 1540s; …   Etymology dictionary

  • subscribe — *agree, acquiesce, *assent, consent, accede Analogous words: concur, coincide, *agree: *approve, endorse, sanction: *promise, pledge, covenant Antonyms: boggle …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • subscribe */ — UK [səbˈskraɪb] / US verb Word forms subscribe : present tense I/you/we/they subscribe he/she/it subscribes present participle subscribing past tense subscribed past participle subscribed 1) [intransitive] to pay money so that you will regularly… …   English dictionary

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