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subscribe

(messaging)
To request to receive messages posted to a mailing list or newsgroup. In contrast to the mundane use of the word this is often free of charge.

subscribe

To sign up for a service. Contrast with unsubscribe. See opt-in and syndication format.
References in classic literature ?
Under the new policy he got so many subscribers that his rivals endeavoured to discover the secret of his prosperity, but he kept it, and when he died it died with him.
Numbers of subscribers were slowly making their way through.
She held that, in such stirring and tremendous times as those in which they lived, it would be much more to the purpose if Dolly became a regular subscriber to the Thunderer, where she would have an opportunity of reading Lord George Gordon's speeches word for word, which would be a greater comfort and solace to her, than a hundred and fifty Blue Beards ever could impart.
In this way he put fifteen wires up before the trick was discovered; and soon afterwards, with eight subscribers, he founded the first Philadelphia exchange.
Whenever an xSP offers a new service that subscribers perceive as better value, they will switch.
Now, subscribers can access voice, fax and e-mail messages over the Web using any e-mail client or using the touch-tone buttons of a telephone.
In both services, subscribers use a portable handset to establish a connection through a cell site.
A valuation study established the value of the subscription lists by reference to an estimate of the number of subscribers that would have become Houston Chronicle subscribers on the closing of the former paper multiplied by the average cost of obtaining a new subscriber, i.
As service providers deploy new applications and content to meet subscriber demand and competitive pressures, the Application Policy Controller provides a robust software solution to manage and monetize the complex and dynamic relationship between subscribers and applications.
Although the total number of subscribers may have or has remained relatively constant, the individual subscribers will not and have not remained the same, and those that may or have discontinued their subscriptions can be or have been replaced only through the substantial efforts of the [taxpayer].
The Bridgewater solution will ensure that subscribers are provisioned to access services on demand, have access only to authorized services and that revenue for use of these services is realized in real time.
The telecom statistics and forecast section for 2001-2010 is filled with valuable data on telecom revenues, telecom investments as well as number of subscribers, penetration and growth for the fixed, mobile, Internet and broadband markets.