subscriber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subscriber someone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
    • n subscriber someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    • n subscriber someone who expresses strong approval
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Subscriber One who enters his name for a paper, book, map, or the like.
    • Subscriber One who subscribes; one who contributes to an undertaking by subscribing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n subscriber One who subscribes, in any sense of that word.
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Usage

In literature:

At the end of each of Wilkin's two hundred copies a 'list of subscribers' is given.
"George Borrow and His Circle" by Clement King Shorter
City Library, and shall procure the necessary authority for the delivery of books to subscribers applying for them.
"Three Centuries of a City Library an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Norwich Public Library Established in 1608 and the present Public Library opened in 1857" by George A. Stephen
There are so many things a fellow has to subscribe to.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
We admire the prudence of his policy, but cannot subscribe to the correctness of his reasons for doing so.
"Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws" by James Buchanan
They were subscribers to the paper.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
Let everybody subscribe for it!
"Susan B. Anthony" by Alma Lutz
I would gladly subscribe to remove him from Bedford.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
The Yiddish newspapers of the day were excellent, and my father subscribed to the best of them.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
I am obliged to you for subscribing to the Columbian Magazine for me.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
It is earnestly hoped that other philanthropists will subscribe.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
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In poetry:

Bewitching ill, indors'd with hope;
Subscribed with despair:
Ugly in death, when eyes are ope,
Though life may paint it fair.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. V." by Ralph Erskine
'I have shaped my will; 'tis at hand,' said he;
'I subscribe it to-day, that no risk there be
In the hap of things
Of my leaving you menaced by poverty.'
"A Conversation At Dawn" by Thomas Hardy
"But it knows any friend it has met once before:
It never will look at a bride:
And in charity-meetings it stands at the door,
And collects—though it does not subscribe.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
Then the wood-cutter gave a golden coin away,
So the crowd subscribed largely without delay;
Which made the poor boy's heart feel gay,
Then the wood-cutter thanked the crowd and went away.
"A Tale of Christmas Eve" by William Topaz McGonagall
Homage to him
His debtor band, innumerable as waves
Running all golden from an eastern sun,
Joyfully render, in deep reverence
Subscribe, and as they speak their Milton's name,
Rays of his glory on their foreheads bear.
"Milton--December 9, 1608: December 9, 1908" by George Meredith
I am very glad to see Henry Irving has sent a hundred pounds,
And I hope his brother actors will subscribe their mite all round;
And if they do it will add honour to their name,
Because whatever is given towards a good cause they will it regain.
"Burning of the Exeter Theatre" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Don't miss out on this review and other great subscriber extras.
To read this tip about removing excess epoxy , become a subscriber today and get all the benefits Scale Auto has to offer.
Full text available to subscribers.).
In the April 19 edition, arriving in subscribers' mailboxes this week, is an important cover story on the Galápagos Islands .
And back then, dentists' offices subscribed to a magazine called Highlights.
I don't subscribe to them.
Judge quashes request for Comcast subscriber data in copyright case.
The main reason newspapers subscribers get a local paper.
In early February, I received texts on my BlackBerry inviting me to subscribe to two different short message services.
Get full access to Mike Hanson's review of AMT/Ertl's 1969 Ford Galaxie Hardtop when you subscribe to Scale Auto today.
Full access to content is for subscribers only.
To read the entire issue of Miami Today, subscribe to e-Miami Today, an electronic replica of the printed edition of Miami Today.
Most of the online resources that Joplin Public Library subscribes to are available for use from home.
The Greenlight service has 5,000 subscribers.
Magazine content is available exclusively for TIME subscribers.
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In science:

While this has implications for most of the standard models in cognitive science, it is particularly damaging to an identity thesis, such as the one to which Tegmark explicitly subscribes.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
The home location register stores permanent data about subscribers, including a subscriber’s service profile, location information, and activity status.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
VLR Visitor Location Register database contains temporary information about subscribers that is needed by the MSC in order to service visiting subscribers.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
In practical terms, the new type of node implements the interface ClockListener and subscribes to a clock through Clock.addClockListener, which causes its method onClock() to be periodically called.
The JBotSim Library
The interface MessageListener also declares a single method: onMessage(), which is called whenever the node receives a message (don’t forget to subscribe via addMessageListener()).
The JBotSim Library
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