Subsidize Sub"si*dize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Subsidized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subsidizing}.] [From {Subsidy}.] 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; as, to subsidize a steamship line. [1913 Webster]

He employed the remittances from Spain to subsidize a large body of German mercenaries. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]

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