Definition of Subsidy

1. Noun. A grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public. "A subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"

Generic synonyms: Grant
Specialized synonyms: Subvention, Price Support
Derivative terms: Subsidise, Subsidize



Definition of Subsidy

1. n. Support; aid; coöperation; esp., extraordinary aid in money rendered to the sovereign or to a friendly power.

Definition of Subsidy

1. Noun. financial support or assistance, such as a grant ¹

2. Noun. (dated) money granted by parliament to the British Crown ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subsidy

1. a grant or contribution of money [n -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsidy

subsidisation
subsidise
subsidised
subsidiser
subsidisers
subsidises
subsidising
subsidization
subsidizations
subsidize
subsidized
subsidizer
subsidizers
subsidizes
subsidizing
subsidy (current term)
subsign
subsigned
subsigning
subsigns
subsilicate
subsilicates
subsinuate
subsist
subsisted
subsistence
subsistence farming
subsistences
subsistencies
subsistency

Literary usage of Subsidy

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1. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"Of the English subsidy One of Friedrich's most important affairs, at present,— vitally connected with his Army and its furnishings, ..."

2. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"Of the English subsidy. One of Friedrich's most important affairs, at present, — vitally connected with his Army and its furnishings, ..."

3. Calendar of Patent Rolls, Preserved in the Public Record Office by Great Britain Public Record Office (1900)
"OOO/. for his wages in the king's sen-ice beyond the seas out of the said subsidy of the first year in the county of Worcester, in lieu of the late grant ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"It is the third treaty he luis signed with England in regard to this War; the second in regard to subsidy for it; and it is the first that takes real ..."

5. The Law of Nations Considered as Independent Political Communities by Travers Twiss (1861)
"Treaties of subsidy are Treaties under which Treati™ lrf a Power, ... Treaties of General Alliance are to be distinguished from Treaties of subsidy. ..."

6. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1901)
"Grant of subsidy (1484. English original, 6 RP 238. 3 Stubbs, 236.) SO the worship of God. We your poor commons by your high commandment come to this your ..."

7. A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History by Dudley Julius Medley (1907)
"This was found in the subsidy, which for more than a century ran side by side with the old tenth- 1514-1624. and-fifteenth and gradually superseded it. ..."

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