Definition of Subvention

1. Noun. Grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution.

Generic synonyms: Subsidy
Derivative terms: Subvent



2. Verb. Guarantee financial support of. "Sam and Sue subvention the movie "; "The opera tour was subvented by a bank"
Exact synonyms: Subvent, Underwrite
Generic synonyms: Guarantee, Undertake

3. Noun. The act or process of providing aid or help of any sort.
Generic synonyms: Provision, Supply, Supplying
Derivative terms: Subvent

Definition of Subvention

1. n. The act of coming under.

2. v. t. To subventionize.

Definition of Subvention

1. Noun. A subsidy; provision of financial or other support. ¹

2. Verb. To subsidise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subvention

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subvention

subvariance
subvariances
subvarieties
subvariety
subvelocity
subvene
subvened
subvenes
subvening
subvent
subventaneous
subvented
subventing
subvention (current term)
subventionary
subventioned
subventioning
subventionize
subventionized
subventionizes
subventionizing
subventions
subventitious
subventricular
subvents
subverse
subversed
subverses

Literary usage of Subvention

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Border States of Mexico: Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Durango ; with a by Leonidas Le Cenci Hamilton (1883)
"NG Con. State of Morelos, Length, 395 kils. Built, 96. Total subvention ... Built none Total subvention, $3.200,OOU Mexico to Acapulco. ..."

2. The Inquisition in the Spanish Dependencies: Sicily--Naples--Sardinia--Milan by Henry Charles Lea (1908)
"... still maintained its grip on the royal subvention of 10000 pesos per annum, though for how long it is impossible to determine with positiveness. ..."

3. The Inquisition in the Spanish Dependencies: Sicily--Naples--Sardinia--Milan by Henry Charles Lea (1908)
"... still maintained its grip on the royal subvention of 10000 pesos per annum, though for how long it is impossible to determine with positiveness. ..."

4. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1867)
"Opera without subvention from the Herald. Is' it then astonishing that the Opera could not flourish when The Herald swallowed up double its earnings 1 Is it ..."

5. Dwight's Journal of Music by John Sullivan Dwight (1867)
"Opera without subvention from the Herald. Is it then astonishing that the Opera could not flourish when The Herald swallowed up double its earnings ? ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... it was not until 1820 that the Church came to a vigorous development with the aid of State subvention of clergy and buildings. In 1834 Sydney became the ..."

7. American Navigation: The Political History of Its Rise and Ruin and the by William Wallace Bates (1902)
"These classes are known as mail and passenger steamers under subsidy contracts; passenger and freight steamers under naval subvention contracts ; and cargo ..."

8. The Inquisition in the Spanish Dependencies: Sicily--Naples--Sardinia--Milan by Henry Charles Lea (1908)
"In addition there were houses and lands; there were 95332 invested in censos, yielding about 4000 a year but the royal subvention was still regularly ..."

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