Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Subpolygonal adjective Approximately polygonal; somewhat or almost polygonal.
Subprehensile adjective Somewhat prehensile; prehensile in an inferior degree.
Subprior noun [ Prefix sub + prior : confer French sous-prieur .] (Eccl.) The vicegerent of a prior; a claustral officer who assists the prior.
Subpubic adjective (Anat.) Situated under, or posterior to, the pubic bones.
Subpulmonary adjective (Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the lungs.
Subpurchaser noun A purchaser who buys from a purchaser; one who buys at second hand.
Subpyriform adjective Somewhat pyriform.
Subquadrate adjective Nearly or approximately square; almost square.
Subquadruple adjective Containing one part of four; in the ratio of one to four; as, subquadruple proportion. Bp. Wilkins.
Subquinquefid adjective Almost quinquefid; nearly quinquefid.
Subquintuple adjective Having the ratio of one to five; as, subquintuple proportion. Bp. Wilkins.
Subreader noun (Law) An under reader in the inns of court, who reads the texts of law the reader is to discourse upon. [ Eng.] Crabb.
Subrector noun An assistant restor. [ Eng.]
Subreligion noun A secondary religion; a belief or principle held in a quasi religious veneration.
Loyalty is in the English a subreligion . Emerson.
[ Latin subreptio
, from subripere
, to snatch or take away secretly: confer French subreption
. See Surreptitious
.] The act of obtaining a favor by surprise, or by unfair representation through suppression or fraudulent concealment of facts. Bp. Hall.
[ Latin subreptitius
. See Surreptitious
[ Obsolete] -- Sub`rep*ti"tious*ly adverb
Subreptive adjective [ Latin subreptivus .] Surreptitious. [ Obsolete]
Subrigid adjective Somewhat rigid or stiff.
Subriguous adjective [ Latin subriguus ; sub under + riguus watered, akin to rigare to water.] Watered or wet beneath; well- watered. [ Obsolete] Blount.
Subrogate transitive verb
[ Latin subrogatus
, past participle of subrogare
. See Surrogate
.] To put in the place of another; to substitute. Barrow.
Subrogation noun [ Confer French subrogation , Late Latin subrogatio .] The act of subrogating. Specifically: (Law) The substitution of one person in the place of another as a creditor, the new creditor succeeding to the rights of the former; the mode by which a third person who pays a creditor succeeds to his rights against the debtor. Bouvier. Burrill. Abbott.
Subrotund adjective Somewhat rotund.
Subsacral adjective (Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the sacrum.
Subsaline adjective Moderately saline or salt.
Subsalt noun (Chemistry) A basic salt. See the Note under Salt .
Subsannation noun [ Latin subsannatio , from subsannare to deride by mimicking gestures.] Derision; mockery. [ Obsolete] Dr. H. More.
Subscapular, Subscapulary adjective (Anat.) Situated beneath the scapula; infrascapular; as, the subscapular muscle.
Subscribable adjective Capable of being subscribed. [ R.]
Subscribe transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Subscribed
; present participle & verbal noun Subscribing
.] [ Latin subscribere
under + scribere
to write: confer French souscrire
. See Scribe
.] 1. To write underneath, as one's name; to sign (one's name) to a document.
[ They] subscribed their names under them. Sir T. More. 2. To sign with one's own hand; to give consent to, as something written, or to bind one's self to the terms of, by writing one's name beneath; as, parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond.
All the bishops subscribed the sentence. Milman. 3. To attest by writing one's name beneath; as, officers subscribe their official acts, and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies or records. 4. To promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount; as, each man subscribed ten dollars. 5. To sign away; to yield; to surrender.
[ Obsolete] Shak. 6. To declare over one's signature; to publish.
Either or must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe him a coward. Shak.
Subscribe intransitive verb 1. To sign one's name to a letter or other document. Shak. 2. To give consent to something written, by signing one's name; hence, to assent; to agree.
So spake, so wished, much humbled Eve; but Fate Milton. 3. To become surely; -- with for .
[ R.] Shak. 4. To yield; to admit one's self to be inferior or in the wrong.
I will subscribe , and say I wronged the duke. Shak. 5. To set one's name to a paper in token of promise to give a certain sum. 6. To enter one's name for a newspaper, a book, etc.
1. One who subscribes; one who contributes to an undertaking by subscribing. 2. One who enters his name for a paper, book, map, or the like. Dryden.