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American English: /səbˈskraɪb/
British English: /səbˈskrʌɪb/

Translation of subscribe in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (buy)to subscribe (to something)
    (to magazine/newspaper)
    suscribirse (a algo)
    Example sentences
    • I became curious about More after I received an invitation to subscribe, but it took five trips to drug, grocery and book stores before I located a copy.
    • Dr Jones says that it is important to subscribe, as the publications are a definitive source of information on all aspects of perioperative services from individuals with knowledge and experience.
    • I added a subscription service, so that people can subscribe and receive new posts by email, instead of having to come to the site to check.
    1.2 (Finance) to subscribe for shares in a company
    suscribir acciones en una empresa
    Example sentences
    • And remaining small shareholders are being offered the opportunity to subscribe for shares in the company again, at a discount of 20 per cent to the Davy valuation.
    • About 89.3 per cent of existing Hutchison shareholders exercised their options to subscribe for HTIL preference shares.
    • There are already investors, mainly Greek companies, willing to subscribe for shares of the new issue.
  • 2 (support, agree with)to subscribe to something
    suscribir algo [formal]
    to subscribe to a principle
    suscribir un principio [formal]
    I subscribe to the view that …
    yo soy de la opinión de que …
    yo estoy de acuerdo con los que dicen que …
    Example sentences
    • McGrath also subscribes to the idea that good International Rules players ideally consists of the same qualities as a good Gaelic footballer.
    • Technorati subscribes to the idea that markets are conversations.
    • I'm one of those people who subscribes to the idea that sex as a commodity influences people's attitudes towards each other in a very disappointing way.

transitive verb

  • 1 (contribute)
    contribuir con
    Example sentences
    • Irda has recommended a regulatory framework for setting up pension funds to enable individuals to subscribe on a defined contribution basis to obtain the benefit of pensions on their retirement.
    • When Muslims find that government is providing financial assistance to these madrasahs, they will stop contributing or subscribing.
    • They were able to convince a group of wealthy Canadians to subscribe or loan money to their company to produce the film, using the facilities of the OMPB at Trenton.
  • 2 (sign) [formal]
    suscribir [formal]
    to subscribe one's name to something
    firmar algo
    suscribir algo [formal]
    I subscribed my signature to the document/petition
    firmé el documento/la petición
    suscribí el documento/la petición [formal]
    Example sentences
    • But the loss of the archives rules out further enquiries, and makes it impossible to estimate how representable was the high level of literacy shown by the laymen who subscribed the private charters in Salerno.
    • If you will subscribe the oath then I will attest your signature.
    • On the other hand, the charta, subscribed by witnesses, could guarantee the legal validity of its contents and its probatory value.
    Example sentences
    • In witness whereof we have hereunder subscribed our names at Cape Codd, the 11th of November in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord King James of England, France and Ireland the eighteenth and of Scotland the fifty fourth.
    • In sure confidence that God will defend the right we hereto subscribe our names.
  • 3 (reserve, apply for) the share offer was heavily subscribed (Finance)
    hubo muchas solicitudes de compra de acciones
    most courses are already fully subscribed
    la mayoría de los cursos están ya completos
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