noun, plural sub·si·dies.
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Origin of subsidy
synonym study for subsidy
OTHER WORDS FROM subsidyan·ti·sub·si·dy, noun, plural an·ti·sub·si·dies.non·sub·si·dy, noun, plural non·sub·si·dies.
Example sentences from the Web for subsidy
Without those subsidies, the worst-case scenario has Obamacare entering a fiscal death spiral.
Presumably, without those subsidies, most will just cancel their policies.
In the states that have set up exchanges—a roster that includes most of the larger states—the subsidies would continue.
The high-performance organizations did not hire people with IDD simply to gain cushy tax subsidies.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business|Elizabeth Picciuto|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Changes in the level of subsidies and feed-in tariffs can put a damper on activity.
That Pitt's subsidies were sometimes unwise may be conceded; that his coalitions disappointed him is certain.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
It was nearly a year's value of the subsidies which Great Britain was lavishing on the general war.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Since confederation it comes from compensatory subsidies, and the two last named sources.History of Prince Edward Island|Duncan Campbell
It is not probable, however, that they could have succeeded so soon, if England could have afforded subsidies to the Emperor.
This success whetted their appetite for further western railway building and further millions of rich western acres in subsidies.The Canadian Dominion|Oscar D. Skelton
British Dictionary definitions for subsidy
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for subsidy
Cultural definitions for subsidy
A grant made by a government to some individual or business in order to maintain an acceptable standard of living or to stimulate economic growth.