One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘How many magazines do you subscribe to?’
pay a subscription, buy regularly, take, take regularly, read, read regularly, contract to buy
be a member of, support
2‘his release was secured by friends subscribing to a ransom fund’
donate, make a donation, make a subscription, give, give money, make a contribution, pay, pledge
contribute towards, sponsor, finance, back, subsidize, underwrite
informal chip into, pitch into
North American informal kick in
3‘I'm afraid I can't subscribe to the theory’
agree with, be in agreement with, accede to, consent to, accept, believe in, endorse, back, support, advocate, champion
4‘the names of signatories are subscribed’
sign, write, inscribe, initial, autograph, countersign, witness, put one's mark on
set one's hand to
archaic underwrite, style, side-sign
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