Subscription in a sentence

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Definition of Subscription

  • The act of subscribing.
  • That which is subscribed.
  • A paper to which a signature is attached.
  • The signature attached to a paper.
  • Consent or attestation by underwriting the name.
  • Sum subscribed; amount of sums subscribed; as, an individual subscription to a fund.
  • The acceptance of articles, or other tests tending to promote uniformity; esp. Ch. of Eng, formal assent to the Thirty-nine Articles and the Book of Common Prayer, required before ordination.
  • That part of a prescription which contains the direction to the apothecary.
  • the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document)
  • a pledged contribution
  • agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name
  • a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time

How to use subscription in a sentence. Subscription pronunciation.

Address subscriptions and communications to the Augustan Reprint Society, in care of one of the General Editors.
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Foreign Subscriptions Our agent for British subscriptions is B. H. Blackwell, Broad Street, Oxford, ENGLAND.
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Upon the arrival of the vessel which was to pay his subscription, he found the difference in exchange between certain countries, had swelled his thousand dollars to _twenty-two hundred_." THE ASTONISHED GIVER.
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A poor negro woman, after the death of her husband, had no means of support for herself and two little children, except the labor of her own hands; yet she found means out of her deep poverty to give something for the promotion of the cause of her Redeemer, and would never fail to pay, on the very day it became due, her regular subscription to the church of which she was a member.
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There has never been any appeal to man for assistance, no subscriptions ever taken, no contributions solicited, either publicly or privately; there are no agencies or connections to receive funds from any religious society for procuring charitable relief.
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A London correspondent of the _Western Christian Advocate_, writing some years ago of raising a fund for the extinction of debts on chapels, gives the following incident: "A gentleman named Wilkes, who was promised a subscription of one thousand guineas to this fund, has a history so remarkable as to be worth relating across the Atlantic.
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For the year 1852, he promised to give the Missionary Society a _guinea a day_; but such abundance has poured in upon him during the year, that he felt that to be below his duty, and has, therefore, enlarged his subscription for the present year seven-fold.
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Make the subscription very low at first, and give rattling good value; never mind if you lose by it.
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During this proceeding, which lasted a few hours, an influential personage generously offered to receive the eager subscriptions of the assembled thousands.
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The receiver of the subscriptions, while he crammed Popanilla's serpent-skin pockets fall of gold pieces, at the same time kindly offered the stranger to introduce him to an hotel.
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We are sadly in need of subscription.
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This instrument constituted twenty-one noblemen and gentlemen a body corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees for establishing the Colony of Georgia in America", and in them was vested full authority for the collecting of subscriptions and the expending of moneys gathered, the selection of colonists, and the making and administering of laws in Georgia; but no member of the corporation was allowed to receive a salary, or any fees, or to hold land in the new province.
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It had been suggested that the Moravians preach in a church at a little place called Goshen, near "Knoxborough", a church which had been built by subscriptions of Germans and English living in the neighborhood, and had been used occasionally by a preacher from Ebenezer.
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Subscriptions may begin with any Number.
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When the parson set about restoring his church and asked his brother for a subscription, he was surprised by receiving a couple of hundred pounds: Mr. Carey, thrifty by inclination and economical by necessity, accepted it with mingled feelings; he was envious of his brother because he could afford to give so much, pleased for the sake of his church, and vaguely irritated by a generosity which seemed almost ostentatious.
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During the drive home Mrs. Carey passed the information on, and the Vicar made up his mind to call on him and ask for a subscription to the Additional Curates Society.
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I should have published my poems by subscription and dedicated them to a nobleman.
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Well, brother, when the people of the neighbourhood found that I was the wife of the drowned man, they were very kind to me, and made a subscription for me, with which, after having seen my husband buried, I returned the way I had come, till I met Jasper and his people, and with them I have travelled ever since: I was very melancholy for a long time, I assure you, brother; for the death of my husband preyed very much upon my mind.
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Then you can see who will be willing to promise regular subscriptions.
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I heartily hoped I had done with it, when lately our poor, good, publishing Miss Peabody,... wrote me that its subscription would not pay its expenses (we all writing for love).
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Examples of Subscription

Example #1
The annual membership fee is $2.50.
Example #2
Editorial Advisors: Louis I. Bredvold, University of Michigan; James L. Clifford, Columbia University; Benjamin Boyce, University of Nebraska; Cleanth Brooks, Louisiana State University; Arthur Friedman, University of Chicago; James R. Sutherland, Queen Mary College, University of London; Emmett L. Avery, State College of Washington; Samuel Monk, Southwestern University.
Example #3
Because the publications are issued without profit it will be impossible to allow discounts to libraries, agents, or booksellers.
Example #4
Libraries Libraries as well as individuals are eligible for membership.
Example #5
Mr. Z., upon application, concluded to make his neighbors do something worth while, and, as he was expecting a thousand dollars in a very few days, subscribed the whole of that.
Example #6
He could not; business wretched; poor enough himself,' and all the well known line of excuses.