[suh b-skrip-shuh n] /səbˈskrɪp ʃən/
a sum of money given or pledged as a contribution, payment, investment, etc.
the right to receive a periodical for a sum paid, usually for an agreed number of issues.
an arrangement for presenting a series of concerts, plays, etc., that one may attend by the payment of a membership fee:
to purchase a 10-concert subscription.
Chiefly British. the dues paid by a member of a club, society, etc.
a fund raised through sums of money subscribed.
a sum subscribed.
the act of appending one’s signature or mark, as to a document.
a signature or mark thus appended.
something written beneath or at the end of a document or the like.
a document to which a signature is attached.
assent, agreement, or approval expressed verbally or by signing one’s name.
Ecclesiastical. assent to or acceptance of a body of principles or doctrines, the purpose of which is to establish uniformity.
Church of England. formal acceptance of the Thirty-nine Articles of 1563 and the Book of Common Prayer.
a payment or promise of payment for consecutive issues of a magazine, newspaper, book, etc, over a specified period of time
the advance purchase of tickets for a series of concerts, operas, etc
(as modifier): a subscription concert
an amount of money paid or promised, as to a charity, or the fund raised in this way
an offer to buy shares or bonds issued by a company
the act of signing one’s name to a document, etc
a signature or other appendage attached to the bottom of a document, etc
agreement, consent, or acceptance expressed by or as if by signing one’s name
a signed document, statement, etc
(mainly Brit) the membership dues or fees paid to a society or club
acceptance of a fixed body of articles of faith, doctrines, or principles laid down as universally binding upon all the members of a Church
(med) that part of a written prescription directing the pharmacist how to mix and prepare the ingredients: rarely seen today as modern drugs are mostly prepackaged by the manufacturers
an advance order for a new product
the sale of books, etc, prior to printing
(as modifier): a subscription edition
(archaic) allegiance; submission
subscription sub·scrip·tion (səb-skrĭp’shən)
The part of a prescription giving the directions to the pharmacist.
adjective 1. occurring, working, etc., under the sea or ocean: a subsea specialist in oil rigs.
[suhb-sek-ri-tair-ee-it, suhb-sek-] /sʌbˌsɛk rɪˈtɛər i ɪt, ˌsʌb sɛk-/ noun 1. an administrative department that assists and is subordinate to a secretariat.
noun 1. a body of persons adhering to a particular religious faith; a religious denomination. 2. a group regarded as heretical or as deviating from a generally accepted religious tradition. 3. (in the sociology of religion) a Christian denomination characterized by insistence on strict qualifications for membership, as distinguished from the more inclusive groups called […]