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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]