Definition of subscriber in English:


Line breaks: sub|scriber
Pronunciation: /səbˈskrʌɪbə(r)


  • 1A person who receives a publication regularly by paying in advance: I am a new subscriber to Saga magazine
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    • I found myself speaking, recently, to a Muslim subscriber to The Ecologist.
    • I do hope the Times is a good deal more diligent with the credit card data they collect from subscribers.
    • I have been a subscriber to BusinessWeek for 10 years.
    reader, regular reader, regular customer, follower, member, patron, supporter, backer, benefactor, sponsor, donor, contributor
  • 1.1A person who has arranged to receive or access a service: the company has 2.6 million subscribers to its digital service
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    • The news is even better for Xbox Live subscribers.
    • Depending on the system, self-installation is running at about 65 % to 95 % of new subscribers.
    • Company officials had hoped to expand their services, offering end-to-end solutions to help cable companies implement new broadband subscriber services.
  • 1.2chiefly British A person who regularly contributes money to a fund, project, or cause: subscribers to the distress fund
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    • The organisers extend thanks to all subscribers for the continuing support.
    • They need a minimum of 30-50 subscribers to get the project up and running.
    • I was a subscriber to the League Against Cruel Sports but I am not now.

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