Pronunciation: (sub'si-dīz"), [key]
—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.,sub'si•dise".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.