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subscribe to something

 
1. to agree with a policy. I don't subscribe to the scheme you have just described. You don't have to subscribe to the policy to accept it.
2. to hold a standing order for a magazine or other periodical, or for a computer service. I subscribe to three magazines, and I enjoy them all. I don't subscribe to any of them anymore.

subscribe to something

to agree with or support an opinion, belief, or theory I subscribe to the notion of lying down when the urge to exercise strikes me.

subscribe to

1. Contract to receive and pay for a given number of issues of a periodical, for tickets to a series of performances, or for a utility service. For example, We subscribe to the local paper, or Betty and I have been subscribing to this concert series for years, or We have no choice; we have to subscribe to the local power company.
2. Feel or express approval of, as in I subscribe to your opinion but I don't think Donald does. [Mid-1500s]
3. Promise to pay or contribute money to, as in We subscribe to many charities. [Mid-1600s] All of these usages come from subscribe in the sense of "sign one's name to something, such as a pledge."

subscribe to

v.
1. To have some periodical delivered or made available on a regular basis: Since you're building a lot of furniture, you should subscribe to the new woodworking magazine that comes out every month. I subscribe to an Internet news site.
2. To feel or express hearty approval for something: Corporal punishment is not an idea I personally subscribe to, but I can see how others might approve of it.
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Several police union or association representatives subscribe, and they occasionally have used the list to notify officers of pending legislation.
Customers simply subscribe to publications they wish to review and the table of contents is delivered to their AT&T Mail box.
You can also subscribe to more than one List with a single e-mail.
05 per share and represent the number of shares that MacAndrews & Forbes would otherwise have been entitled to subscribe for in the rights offering pursuant to its basic subscription privilege (which is approximately 60% of the total shares offered in the rights offering and private placement combined).
A prospectus regarding the invitation to subscribe for shares in Meda AB (publ) in the 2007 share issue is held available on the company's homepage, www.
1 percent of the share capital, have agreed to vote and subscribe for their respective shares in the planned new share issue.
1% of outstanding votes and capital in the company, have pledged to subscribe for their respective shares in the planned new share issue.
Receive subscriptions on the fly with patent-pending one-click synchronization to device - without installing any software, users are able to subscribe to any podcast from any web page with a single click
For more information on DishGAMES or DISH Network, customers can contact DISH Network at 800-333-DISH (3474) or their local retailer for more information on how to subscribe to DISH Network.
Organizations, businesses, or individuals can label web pages relevant to their areas of expertise or create specialized links to which users can subscribe.
Users can plug the mobiBLU MP3 devices into any Internet-connected computer and instantly access myPodder to update, subscribe to and manage their favorite podcasts.
Each Unit A will comprise one common share and one warrant, each warrant entitling its holder to subscribe one common share of the company at a price of $0.
Real estate professionals who are not Realtors(R) do not subscribe to this Code.