(Sub`ro*ga"tion) n. [Cf. F. subrogation, LL. 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.

(Sub`ro*tund") a. Somewhat rotund.

(Sub*sa"cral) a. (Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the sacrum.

(Sub`sa*line") a. Moderately saline or salt.

(Sub"salt`) n. (Chem.) A basic salt. See the Note under Salt.

(Sub`san*na"tion) n. [L. subsannatio, fr. subsannare to deride by mimicking gestures.] Derision; mockery. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(Sub*scap"u*lar Sub*scap"u*la*ry) a. (Anat.) Situated beneath the scapula; infrascapular; as, the subscapular muscle.

(Sub*scrib"a*ble) a. Capable of being subscribed. [R.]

(Sub*scribe") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Subscribed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Subscribing.] [L. subscribere, subscriptum; sub under + scribere to write: cf. F. 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.

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. [Obs.] Shak.

6. To declare over one's signature; to publish. [Obs.]

Either or must shortly hear from him, or I will subscribe him a coward.

(Sub*scribe"), v. i.

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
Subscribed not.

3. To become surely; — with for. [R.] Shak.

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