WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
sub•si•dize /ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object],-dized, -diz•ing. 
  1. to lessen the costs of (someone or something) with a subsidy:subsidized housing for those unable to afford high rents.
sub•si•di•za•tion /ˌsʌbsɪdəˈzeɪʃən/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]See -sid-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
sub•si•dize  (subsi dīz′), 
v.t., -dized, -diz•ing. 
  1. to furnish or aid with a subsidy.
  2. to purchase the assistance of by the payment of a subsidy.
  3. to secure the cooperation of by bribery;
    buy over.
Also,[esp. Brit.,]subsi•dise′. 
  • subsid(y) + -ize 1785–95
subsi•diz′a•ble, adj. 
sub′si•di•zation, n. 
subsi•diz′er, n. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

subsidize, subsidise /ˈsʌbsɪˌdaɪz/ vb (transitive)
  1. to aid or support with a subsidy
  2. to obtain the aid of by means of a subsidy

ˌsubsidiˈzation, ˌsubsidiˈsation n ˈsubsiˌdizer, ˈsubsiˌdiser n

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