Sub*ven"tion (?), n. [F., fr. LL. subventio, fr. L. subvenire to come up to one's assistance, to assist. See Souvenir, and cf. Subvene.]

1.

The act of coming under.

"The subvention of a cloud."

Stackhouse.

2.

The act of relieving, as of a burden; support; aid; assistance; help.

3.

A government aid or bounty.

 

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Sub*ven"tion, v. t.

To subventionize.

 

© Webster 1913.

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