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Meaning of SUBSIDIZE

Pronunciation:  'subsi`dIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  support through subsidies; "The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized"
  2. [v]  secure the assistence of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
 

SUBSIDIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: subsidise
 
 See Also: pay, support

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub"si*dize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subsidized}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Subsidizing}.] [From {Subsidy}.]
To furnish with a subsidy; to purchase the assistance of by
the payment of a subsidy; to aid or promote, as a private
enterprise, with public money; as, to subsidize a steamship
line.

      He employed the remittances from Spain to subsidize a
      large body of German mercenaries.        --Prescott.

 

 

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