subvent


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sub·vent

 (səb-vĕnt′)
tr.v. sub·vent·ed, sub·vent·ing, sub·vents
To provide or support with a subvention.

[Latin subvenīre, subvent-, to come to help; see subvention.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subvent - guarantee financial support ofsubvent - guarantee financial support of; "The opera tour was subvented by a bank"
guarantee, undertake - promise to do or accomplish; "guarantee to free the prisoners"
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Wall, like Barrie, was required to subvent publication of his book; Lester was given a royalty of 20 per cent but only after the first 1000 copies had sold; Dowling received a flat 10 per cent royalty but denied the advance he requested, the publisher explaining that 'the sale of shilling books is so uncertain now'.
The state is inevitably anticipated to subvent the production of rented houses under these conditions (Housing Undersecretariat, 2002).