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subscriber

[suh b-skrahy-ber] /səbˈskraɪ bər/
noun
1.
a person, company, etc., that subscribes, as to a publication or concert series.
2.
a homeowner, apartment dweller, business, etc., that pays a monthly charge to be connected to a television cable service.
3.
a person who promises to donate a sum of money, purchase stock, etc.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; subscribe + -er1
Related forms
nonsubscriber, noun
presubscriber, noun
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • After iridium filed bankruptcy, it cited difficulty gaining subscribers.
  • This guide was sent to subscribers who were now in the super power club.
  • A large number of subscribers to the work was obtained, but it was never completed.
  • They were to pay back with interest and ultimately all subscribers would be settled.
Word Origin and History for subscribers

subscriber

n.

1590s, agent noun from subscribe.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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