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1 to furnish (as an institution) with a regular source of income
  • the museum is annually subsidized by funds from several major corporations

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2 to provide money for
  • housing for the elderly that was subsidized by the federal government

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The first known use of subsidize was in 1755

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“Subsidize.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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