1TCN [uncountable and countable]
an amount of money you pay, usually once a year, to receive copies of a newspaper or magazine, or receive a service, or the act of paying money for this
Are you interested in taking out a subscription to Newsweek (=arranging to buy it on a regular basis)?
You may cancel your subscription at any time.
I've decided not to renew my subscription.
2 [uncountable and countable] British EnglishSSO
an amount of money you pay regularly to be a member of an organization or to help its work, or the act of paying money for this
a subscription to Amnesty International
when people in a country or place give money in order to pay for something to be done:
The church's 120 foot gothic spire was paid for by public subscription in 1939.