Advertisement

subsidy (n.)

late 14c., from Anglo-French subsidie, Old French subside "help, aid, assistance, contribution," from Latin subsidium "a help, aid, assistance, (military) reinforcements, troops in reserve," from subsidere "to settle down, stay, remain" (see subside).

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of subsidy from WordNet

subsidy (n.)
a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public;
a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence
From wordnet.princeton.edu