subsidize

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verb sub·si·dize \ˈsəb-sə-ˌdīz, -zə-\

Definition of subsidize

subsidized

;

subsidizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish with a subsidy: such asa :  to purchase the assistance of by payment of a subsidyb :  to aid or promote (someone or something, such as a private enterprise) with public money subsidize soybean farmers subsidize public transportation

subsidization

play \ˌsəb-sə-də-ˈzā-shən, -zə-\ noun

subsidizer

noun

Examples of subsidize in a sentence

  1. The state subsidizes housing for low-income families.

  2. She feels that private businesses should not be subsidized by taxpayers.

  3. The company subsidizes health insurance for its employees.

1755

First Known Use of subsidize

1755


SUBSIDIZE Defined for English Language Learners

subsidize

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verb sub·si·dize \ˈsəb-sə-ˌdīz, -zə-\

Definition of subsidize for English Language Learners

  • : to help someone or something pay for the costs of (something)



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