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