noun, plural sub·si·dies.
Origin of subsidy
SYNONYMS FOR subsidy
Related formsan·ti·sub·si·dy, noun, plural an·ti·sub·si·dies.non·sub·si·dy, noun, plural non·sub·si·dies.
Examples from the Web for subsidy
Put another way, the subsidy gives the United States leverage over the decision-making of an important ally.Some of Israel’s Top Defenders Say It’s Time to End U.S. Aid|Eli Lake|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We must discover a means of subsidy by which music and parallel arts may thrive unapologetically.Van Dyke Parks on How Songwriters Are Getting Screwed in the Digital Age|Van Dyke Parks|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Government ownership, operation, regulation, and subsidy of schools and colleges should be ended.The Wingnut War On Common Core Is A Plot To Destroy Public Schools|Caitlin Dickson|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, Ryan offers Americans under 55 years old a subsidy to buy private health insurance and the “choice” of Medicare.
And so, if a late 20-something decides to work fewer hours, but play more Xbox One, and get an Obamacare subsidy why not?
They were to fly the American flag; that, too, should mean a subsidy.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
The destinies be most neat chamberlains to these swaggering puritans, knights of the subsidy.
He handed the driver a subsidy which caused the man to avow his willingness to wait till morning if necessary.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
Imagine the joy in the presidio shortly thereafter when two subsidy payments arrived at one time!The Building of Castello de San Marcos|Albert C. Manucy
As a sop to Cerberus, the King promised thenceforth to abide by the advice of his native nobility, and the subsidy was voted.Earl Hubert's Daughter|Emily Sarah Holt
British Dictionary definitions for subsidy
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for subsidy
Culture 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.