Subscription

Sub*scrip"tion

(?), n. [L. subscriptio: cf. F. souscription.] 1. The act of subscribing.
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2. That which is subscribed. Specifically: (a) A paper to which a signature is attached. (b) The signature attached to a paper. (c) Consent or attestation by underwriting the name. (d) Sum subscribed; amount of sums subscribed; as, an individual subscription to a fund.
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3. (Eccl.) 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.
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4. Submission; obedience. [Obs.]
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You owe me no subscription.
Shak.
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5. (Pharm.) That part of a prescription which contains the direction to the apothecary.
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