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[suh b-skrahy-ber] /səbˈskraɪ bər/
a person, company, etc., that subscribes, as to a publication or concert series.
a homeowner, apartment dweller, business, etc., that pays a monthly charge to be connected to a television cable service.
a person who promises to donate a sum of money, purchase stock, etc.
Origin of subscriber
1590-1600; subscribe + -er1
Related forms
nonsubscriber, noun
presubscriber, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for subscriber
  • Remove the subscriber identification module from your old cell phone.
  • In order to read magazine content, you'll need to be a paid subscriber.
  • Unfortunately, the online version is subscriber only.
  • Online readers tend to dart in and out, spending far less time on a newspaper site than a subscriber spends with a paper.
  • If you're a subscriber you get full access to the archive.
  • All deleted content can be re-downloaded if you are an existing subscriber.
  • The strong demand for mobile telephony in poor countries is illustrated by booming subscriber growth.
  • If you are a subscriber and have activated your digital access, log in below.
  • If you are a subscriber to the magazine, you can read them in full in our online archive.
  • For a change of address, subscriber should give four weeks notice.
Word Origin and History for subscriber

1590s, agent noun from subscribe.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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