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subsidize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of subsidize

  1. 1 to furnish (as an institution) with a regular source of income <the museum is annually subsidized by funds from several major corporations> Synonyms finance, fund, endowRelated Words establish, found, organize; bequeath, contribute, donate, subscribe, support, underwrite; award, grant; back, promote, sponsor; capitalize, invest (in)Near Antonyms draw, receive; subsistAntonyms defund, disendow

  2. 2 to provide money for <housing for the elderly that was subsidized by the federal government> Synonyms bankroll, capitalize, endow, fund, stake, finance, underwriteRelated Words grubstake; cofinance, refinance; advocate, aid, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), patronize, sponsor, support; maintain, nourish, provide (for); clear, defray, discharge, foot, liquidate, pay, pay off, pay up, quit, recompense, settle, spring (for), stand; refundAntonyms defund





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