- subscriber sub‧scrib‧er [səbˈskraɪbə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]1. someone who pays money regularly in order to have a newspaper or magazine sent to them, or to receive telephone, television or Internet service:
• Country Music Television currently has 15 million subscribers.subscriber to
• We are longtime subscribers to your paper.2. FINANCE someone who asks or agrees to buy shares in a company that is offering shares to the public:subscriber for
• Financial forecasts should be disclosed to intending subscribers for shares in the company.3. FINANCE someone who agrees to become one of the first members of a limited company by signing the company's memorandum of association:subscriber to
• Subscribers to the memorandum must take at least one share each.4. a person, organization, or country that signs a document:subscriber to
• Britain is not a subscriber to the convention.
* * *subscriber UK US /səbˈskraɪbər/ US /-bɚ/ noun [C]► COMMERCE someone who pays to receive a newspaper or magazine regularly or to use a phone line or internet service: »
broadband/cable/internet subscriberssubscriber to sth »
They have 27,950 subscribers to their daily email newsletter.»
The mobile phone company has a global subscriber base of 59m users.► STOCK MARKET someone who formally asks to buy shares when they are issued : »
A sharp fall in fourth-quarter subscriber numbers overshadowed a rise in full-year pre-tax profits.► LAW someone who signs a memorandum of association (= document needed to officially form a new company) of a new company and promises to buy a particular number of shares: »
The minimum figure for share capital can be of any amount, provided the subscribers to the memorandum take at least one share each.
Financial and business terms. 2012.