how to pronounce subscribe


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the above transcription of subscribe is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

subscribe is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of subscribe in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… our channel I'm gonna subscribe to it oh …”

meanings of subscribe


  1. To sign; to mark with one's signature as a token of consent or attestation.
  2. To write (one's name) at the bottom of a document; to sign (one's name).
  3. To pay for the provision of a service, such as Internet access or a cell phone plan.
  4. To believe or agree with a theory or an idea (used with to).
  5. To promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount.
  6. To yield; to admit to being inferior or in the wrong.
  7. To agree to buy shares in a company.
  8. To sign away; to yield; to surrender.
  9. To contribute or promise to contribute money to a common fund.
  10. To declare over one's signature; to publish.
  11. To sign up to have copies of a publication, such as a newspaper or a magazine, delivered for a period of time.
  12. To indicate interest in the communications made by a person or organization.
  13. To pay money to be a member of an organization.

subscribe frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word subscribe occurs in english on average 8.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics subscribe can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that subscribe can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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