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subsidize

sub·si·dize

subsidize

 
pronunciation:
suhb sih daIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: subsidized, subsidizes, subsidizing
definition 1: to provide financial assistance for; support with money.
His parents subsidized his family while he was out of work.
synonyms:
finance, fund, underwrite
similar words:
back, bankroll, capitalize, endow, invest, maintain, patronize, stake, support
definition 2: to secure the cooperation or assistance of by paying a subsidy to.
similar words:
bribe, buy, tip
derivations: subsidizable (adj.), subsidization (n.), subsidizer (n.)