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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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Voice and Video Over IP will be the first of the new IP based services that businesses will subscribe to on a widespread basis.
Customers simply subscribe to publications they wish to review and the table of contents is delivered to their AT&T Mail box.
For example, if you wanted to subscribe to the LeaguE-Voice and the President's List and unsubscribe from the Campaign Finance Reform List, you would send an e-mail to lyris@lists.
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.
Real estate professionals who are not Realtors(R) do not subscribe to this Code.
DALLAS -- A new study from Parks Associates has found few new households willing to subscribe to Internet services, which will limit 2006 growth in overall Internet penetration to one percent, rising from 63% to 64% by year's end.
Following this closing, the share capital of Metanor is now 18,298,598 issued and outstanding common shares, 7,547,467 common share purchase warrants, 416,600 broker warrants (including 113,100 broker warrants permitting to subscribe to Units A).
com Desktop (Beta), which offers consumers the ability to subscribe to online video clip channels including news, sports, entertainment, business and health.
Each share purchase warrant entitles its holder to subscribe to one common share of Metanor at the price of $0.
31, 2004, residential customers who subscribe to any South Asian package, with a one year commitment to any PREFERRED CHOICE(TM) package ($29.
Among households subscribing to bundled services and broadband Internet access, 40% subscribe to an online gaming service, and 30% subscribe to an online music service, according to Bundled Services: Analysis and Forecasts.
This indicates that currently two-thirds of the market continues to purchase each service they subscribe to from separate providers.
As the leader in event-driven architectures and a contributing member of OASIS, KnowNow will help develop specifications for enabling Web services to subscribe to other Web services, and receive notification of business critical events as they occur, letting enterprises become truly "event-enabled.