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Etymology edit

From Latin subscriptiō.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /səbˈskɹɪpʃən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sub‧scrip‧tion

Noun edit

subscription (countable and uncountable, plural subscriptions)

  1. Access to a resource for a period of time, generally for payment.
    I have a monthly subscription to the Daily Telegraph newspaper.
    My library subscription is about to expire.
    • 1967, “When the Music’s Over”, in Strange Days, performed by The Doors:
      Cancel my subscription to the Resurrection / Send my credentials to the House of Detention / I got some friends inside
  2. The formal acceptance of something, especially when verified with a signature.
  3. The signing of one's name.
  4. Contributing or promising to contribute money to a common fund.

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