subsidize

[suhb-si-dahyz]
verb (used with object), subsidized, subsidizing.
1.
to furnish or aid with a subsidy.
2.
to purchase the assistance of by the payment of a subsidy.
3.
to secure the cooperation of by bribery; buy over.
Also, especially British, subsidise.


Origin:
1785–95; subsid(y) + -ize

subsidizable, adjective
subsidization, noun
subsidizer, noun
desubsidization, noun
desubsidize, verb (used with object), desubsidized, desubsidizing.
nonsubsidized, adjective
unsubsidized, adjective
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subsidize or subsidise (ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to aid or support with a subsidy
2.  to obtain the aid of by means of a subsidy
 
subsidise or subsidise
 
vb
 
subsi'dizable or subsidise
 
adj
 
subsi'disable or subsidise
 
adj
 
subsidi'zation or subsidise
 
n
 
subsidi'sation or subsidise
 
n
 
'subsidizer or subsidise
 
n
 
'subsidiser or subsidise
 
n

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Example sentences
Make sure you get fully subsidised housing or on campus housing.
Most, if not all the world's high speed trains are heavily subsidised, noisy
  and fatal to any wildlife that gets in their way.
In a sense the environment has subsidised our quality of life.
Half of this is spent on social programmes, from zinc roofs and livestock to
  subsidised bus travel.
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