subsidize

[ suhb-si-dahyz ]
/ ˈsʌb sɪˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), sub·si·dized, sub·si·diz·ing.

to furnish or aid with a subsidy.
to purchase the assistance of by the payment of a subsidy.
to secure the cooperation of by bribery; buy over.
Also especially British, sub·si·dise.

Origin of subsidize

First recorded in 1785–95; subsid(y) + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for subsidise

subsidize

subsidise

/ (ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to aid or support with a subsidy
to obtain the aid of by means of a subsidy

Derived Forms

subsidizable or subsidisable, adjectivesubsidization or subsidisation, nounsubsidizer or subsidiser, noun
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