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subscribe

sub·scribe

subscribe

 
 
pronunciation:
sb skraIb
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: subscribed, subscribes, subscribing
definition 1: to pledge, pay, or contribute (a sum of money) for a specified purpose.
similar words:
contribute, dedicate, donate, pledge
definition 2: to sign (one's name) on a document in order to approve or attest it.
synonyms:
endorse, sign
similar words:
certify, underwrite
definition 3: to sign (a document), usu. at the bottom.
synonyms:
sign, undersign
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to pledge, pay, or contribute a sum of money for a specified purpose.
similar words:
contribute, donate, pledge
definition 2: to contract and pay in advance for a specified number of issues of a publication such as a magazine.
definition 3: to attest or approve a document by signing it at the bottom.
synonyms:
sign
definition 4: to give approval or express agreement by signing, or as though by signing.
I subscribe fully to your sentiments.
antonyms:
disclaim
similar words:
agree, assent, concur, hold, underwrite
derivation: subscriber (n.)
Word Parts
The word subscribe contains the following parts:
sub- Latin prefix that means under, after
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The prefix sub- was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as subjugate . It is also used in the formation of English words such as subway and subgroup . It has multiple forms, as the 'b' sound in sub- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms suc-, suf-, sug-, sum-, sup-, sur-, sus-, and su-.
synonyms:
hyp-, hypo-, under-
antonyms:
super-, supra-, hyper-