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
Reserves of foreign currencies plunged as the new government continued to
  subsidize basic amenities.
The increase in the use of the tax code to subsidize students and families has
  received much less attention.
One solution is to subsidize the internships by increasing financial aid and
  program grants.
It would be inefficient not to subsidize colleges and their students.
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