Subsidy

Definition of Subsidy

Sub´si`dy
n.1.Support; aid; coöperation; esp., extraordinary aid in money rendered to the sovereign or to a friendly power.
They advised the king to send speedy aids, and with much alacrity granted a great rate of subsidy.
- Bacon.
2.Specifically: A sum of money paid by one sovereign or nation to another to purchase the coöperation or the neutrality of such sovereign or nation in war.
3.A grant from the government, from a municipal corporation, or the like, to a private person or company to assist the establishment or support of an enterprise deemed advantageous to the public; a subvention; as, a subsidy to the owners of a line of ocean steamships.

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