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Definition of "subscription" []

  • A purchase made by signed order, as for a periodical for a specified period of time or for a series of performances. (noun)
  • An agreement to receive or be given access to electronic texts or services, especially over the Internet. (noun)
  • Acceptance, as of articles of faith, demonstrated by the signing of one's name. (noun)
  • The raising of money from subscribers. (noun)
  • A sum of money so raised. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "subscription" in a sentence
  • "E-readers: The Kindle has made this a familiar category, and Lurie said the idea of including the cost of access with a subscription is a strong model, but there may also be ways to charge monthly or session-based fees for data access."
  • "Is there any way we could get a warning notice like a month ahead of time when our subscription is about to lapse?"
  • "Instead, I think that I'll spend less then the price of one ticket to make sure that my Netflix subscription is up to date."