Definition of subsidize
- subsidize soybean farmers
- subsidize public transportation
The state subsidizes housing for low-income families.
She feels that private businesses should not be subsidized by taxpayers.
The company subsidizes health insurance for its employees.
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: to help someone or something pay for the costs of (something)
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