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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sub·scribe /səbˈskraɪb/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·scribe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subscribed p. pr. & vb. n. Subscribing.]
 1. To write underneath, as one's name; to sign (one's name) to a document.
    [They] subscribed their names under them.   --Sir T. More.
 2. To sign with one's own hand; to give consent to, as something written, or to bind one's self to the terms of, by writing one's name beneath; as, parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond.
    All the bishops subscribed the sentence.   --Milman.
 3. To attest by writing one's name beneath; as, officers subscribe their official acts, and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies or records.
 4. To promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount; as, each man subscribed ten dollars.
 5. To sign away; to yield; to surrender. [Obs.]
 6. To declare over one's signature; to publish. [Obs.]
    Either or must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe him a coward.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·scribe, v. i.
 1. To sign one's name to a letter or other document.
 2. To give consent to something written, by signing one's name; hence, to assent; to agree.
 So spake, so wished, much humbled Eve; but Fate
 Subscribed not.   --Milton.
 3. To become surely; -- with for. [R.]
 4. To yield; to admit one's self to be inferior or in the wrong. [Obs.]
    I will subscribe, and say I wronged the duke.   --Shak.
 5. To set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give a certain sum.
 6. To enter one's name for a newspaper, a book, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: offer to buy, as of stocks and shares; "The broker
           subscribed 500 shares"
      2: mark with one's signature; write one's name (on); "She
         signed the letter and sent it off"; "Please sign here"
         [syn: sign]
      3: adopt as a belief; "I subscribe to your view on abortion"
         [syn: support]
      4: pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or
         service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged $10 a
         month to my favorite radio station" [syn: pledge]
      5: receive or obtain by regular payment; "We take the Times
         every day" [syn: subscribe to, take]