What does the word subscribe mean?

Usage examples for subscribe

  1. Not only did most of the settlers subscribe, but they put in subscriptions for friends and relatives, so that these might know something of the country and its activities. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  2. I knew a benevolent old lady who, in 1885, was asked to subscribe to a fund for the purchase of " moderate luxuries" for the French soldiers in Madagascar. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  3. Confident that I possess the hearty wishes of success from many valuable patrons, in taking leave, I am happy to subscribe myself, Gentlemen, your most obedient humble servant, Hugh Richardson. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding