Learner's definition of SUBSCRIPTION
an agreement that you make with a company to get a publication or service regularly and that you usually pay for in advance
a magazine/newspaper subscription = a subscription to a magazine/newspaper
Annual/monthly subscriptions cost $20.
She bought a subscription. = She took out a subscription.
online subscription services
I'm going to renew/cancel my subscription.
a fee that you pay regularly to belong to or support an organization