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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To assist or support with a subsidy.
  • transitive verb To secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To furnish with a subsidy; purchase the assistance of by the payment of a subsidy; hence, in recent use, to secure the coöperation of by bribing; buy over. Also spelled subsidise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To assist someone or something by granting a subsidy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
  • verb support through subsidies

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