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Definition of the verb subsidize

What does subsidize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: subsidized | subsidizing | subsidizes

  1. support through subsidies
    • example: The arts in Europe are heavily subsidized
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • alternative spelling: subsidise
    • more generic word: support = support materially or financially
  2. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • alternative spelling: subsidise
    • more generic word: pay = give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Alternative definition of the verb subsidize


  1. [transitive] To assist someone or something by granting a subsidy.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for subsidize

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Google previewThe Political Economy of Agricultural Booms (2016)

Managing Soybean Production in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay by Mariano Turzi

Fewer people to subsidize means the per-capita transfer increase (economic effect) is concentrated and thus more efficient, while the costs are dispersed. However, it fails to contemplate that there would also be fewer votes, reducing the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America (2005)

by John M. Herrick, Paul H. Stuart

Tax expenditures subsidize a vast array of social welfare activities that include education, housing, health, income, job training, child care, and pensions by tax concessions to individuals or corporations. They also promote charitable ...

Google previewInternational Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia (2015)

by Philip G. Altbach, Edith S. Hoshino

was founded to partially subsidize the publication of "culturally productive" books.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues [4 volumes] (2010)

by Michael Shally-Jensen

Governments sometimes subsidize large corporations such as auto or ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

Agriculture Department to subsidize “attempts to increase cigarette consumption ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of North American Railroads (2007)

by William D. Middleton, RICK MORGAN, Roberta L. Diehl

The underlying principle behind this power was, basically, that the ICC must protect the public good, and that included effectively requiring a railroad to use its profitable services to subsidize unprofitable ones. By the Orange Bowl Queen ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Eritrea (2010)

by Dan Connell, Tom Killion

But, in 1995, aid donors, led by WFP and EC, began questioning Eritrean use of food aid to subsidize urban bread prices and national service programs. In January 1996, the Eritrean government announced that it would monetize all donated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Economics (2014)

If an infection is transmitted from one person to another, and if a person once infected recovers to be again susceptible, then the optimal package is to subsidize prevention and therapy at equal rates. The externality arises because people ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

production quotas, marketing quotas, target prices, price subsidies or taxes in output markets, and, especially, border measures that directly tax, subsidize ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Population development, environment and health (2004)

by A. K. Shrivastava

Either the community must cover the repayment costs by sewerage charges or additional taxes, or the city must subsidize the sanitation sector at an opportunity cost to other sectors of possible public spending. Experience has shown that most ...

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The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both. (James Dale Davidson)
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Scrabble value of S1U1B3S1I1D2I1Z10E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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